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The Bishop of Winchester Academy

The Bishop
of Winchester

Careers, Education and Employability

All Bishop of Winchester Academy students are entitled to access to high quality Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) to ensure they are able to ‘Live life to the full’.

The Careers team continues to develop a wide range of innovative strategies to encourage every student within our school community to take ownership of their own individual careers journey.  The focus is upon career and option choice, raising aspirations and achievement of individual students and equipping them with the right skills, attitudes, and knowledge and understanding as a foundation for managing their lifelong career and learning.  We strive to help our students and their parents to make informed decisions about subject choices and future career pathways.

The Careers Plan is delivered across all year groups during PSHE and mentor time and with additional  careers enrichment opportunities, which are often supported by the strong links we have forged with local employers, colleges and universities.  We believe that by providing regular, impartial information about a variety of careers and pathways, students can make informed choices and take ownership of their individual career plans.

The Academy is committed to meeting the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks of Good Career Guidance, which you can read more about by following the link.


Careers Team

Mr R Clayton, Careers Link Governor - Governing body

Ms K Graham, Deputy Vice Principal 6th Form Lead - Senior Lead for Careers

Mr J Copp, Head of Year 10 (2021-22) - Teaching in charge of Work Experience (Y10 2021-22)

Mrs Bryan-Brown, Aspirations, Careers & Work Experience Lead

Students wishing to discuss any aspect of careers, education, information, advice and guidance can arrange to see Mrs Bryan-Brown, in A29 or can attend a drop in session at break or lunchtime.

Enquiries from parents or guardians can be made to or on 01202 512697

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