Each year, Year 10 and Sixth Form students participate in an interview day.
Apprenticeship assemblies and workshops are delivered to all students, ensuring they have the knowledge to make informed decisions about future choices.
For more information please look through the information guides below
- Apprenticeships Guide
- Apprenticeships Parent Pack
- Apprenticeships: Information for Students & Employers
- Apprenticeship Open Event Presentation
Every Year 12 student should complete a week of work experience in the summer term. Students are expected to source their own placements and should be related to individual lines of study and future aspirations. Work experience is highly valued by employers and universities.
An opportunity to meet employers & apprenticeship providers and explore further & higher education, including:
- UCAS Exhibitions
- Farnborough College Careers & Futures Day
- National Apprenticeship Show
- National College Leavers Show
- What Career Live
Adviza are an independent careers advise service that works with Sandhurst School to provide student impartial advice during times of big educational or employment decisions.
Specialist, impartial careers advice is received by all students in KS4 & 5 through a programme of workshops and individual interviews. In addition each student will receive a comprehensive action plan to support them moving forward. Adviza will be available every Wednesday, by appointment only. Parent/carer appointments available by appointment by contacting Claire Thomas, our Adviza Partner, on email@example.com.
Additional support is available for our SEND students.
Post 16 – Planning Ahead
In Year 9 there is a robust programme in place to ensure students are adequately supported through the option process. Students are guided to apply to more than one institution and it is encouraged that they have a back-up plan in case their first choice is not successful.
More information on the options available, including A Levels, T Levels and vocational qualifications, can be found on the National Careers Service website.
There are a number of options available once students have completed their A Level studies, more infomtation on some of the options are below.
- Studee – The ultimate guide to studying abroad
- UCAS – Choose your future
- Which? – Downloadable parent’s guide
National Careers Service
The National Careers Service online advisers help students and their parents to get instant advice and help on anything to do with careers, education and training. The web chat service is easy to use – if you’re aged 13 or over and live in England they can help. An adviser will chat online with you to help you plan out your next steps and help build on the advice you receive in school. They can even arrange to send you a copy of the chat by email so that you can use this as an action plan.
You can access all of this great help and information at nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/
Labour Market Information
Labour market information is information about the current economic and employment situation in your local area. It includes information about trends in employment sectors, average pay etc in your local authority and can help to make informed decisions around employment opportunities.
- Thames Valley Berkshire – Skills, Education & Employment Priority Statement
- National Careers Service explore careers
- Career Smart
- Berkshire Opportunities
Here are some useful links which can help you with your decisions around post-16 and post-18 options.