Careers Education

Year 7 Provision

  • Form time careers videos and activities

  • PSHE lessons covering a wide range of career related topics

  • Careers Assemblies throughout the year

  • Career-related trips and visits

  • Careers Convention

Year 8 provison

Form time careers videos and activities

PSHE lessons covering a range of career related topics

  • Careers assemblies covering fields of work and aimed at raising aspirations

  • Career-related trips and events

  • Big Bang event at Bournemouth and Poole College

  • Careers Convention

Year 9 Provision

Focused on careers and planning GCSE Pathways through:

Careers Convention

Parent options evening and meetings

Trip to the local university

Employability and Enterprise activities

Career-focused assemblies

PSHE lessons covering aspects of careers

Year 10

Careers Convention

1:1 Careers advice and guidance interviews

Visit to and from employers and HE establishments

Career-focused assemblies

Career-focused form times

Careers events and lessons in the summer term

Year 11

  • Sixth form, college and apprenticeship providers lead assemblies

  • Careers Convention

  • 1:1 careers advice and guidance interviews upon request

  • CV and application form writing support

  • Sixth form and college shadowing days

  • Careers education covered in form time and linked into lessons

  • National Citizen Service summer programme

  • Bournemouth University summer school programme

Glenmoor and Winton Academies Careers Team:

Governing body

Sarah Horn, Link Governor and Academies SENDCO

Role: Advocate for careers support and challenge

Senior leadership

Charly Barrett, Assistant Principle and Head of English

Role: Strategic overview for careers

Middle leader

Emma Fry, Head of Careers and Employability

Role: Careers Leader, Day-to-day leadership and management of careers

Business and Enterprise Teacher

Louise Burley, Head of Business Studies and Computer Science

Role: Teacher and Enterprise Leader

PSHE Teacher

Rob Hilton, Head of Ethics and PSHE

Role: PSHE Teacher

Careers Adviser

Sally Baker, Careers Adviser

Role: Supports the Careers Leader in providing students with Careers education, information, advice and guidance


Glenmoor and Winton recently applied for the Bournemouth Dorset and Poole Employer and Education Partnership Charter.

This charter is given to either schools or employers as recognition of their work with young people to ensure they are prepared for the world of work with the necessary attitudes, experience and motivation. The assessment is carried out by two assessors, one from education and one from industry so that the charter can have real credibility and hopefully go some way to address the future skills agenda for Dorset.

Glenmoor and Winton Academies are among the first schools in the whole of Dorset to be assessed and we are delighted to announce that we have received the maximum 5 stars. The assessors Richard Dimbleby and Phillip Paige remarked at how impressed they were with the young people with whom they met.

The Academies will now be listed on the Dorset LEP website as having achieved the charter. On June 15 there was a celebration for all recipients at Bournemouth University to which staff and students were invited and presented with the certificate.

“My sincere congratulations to you and all your staff who are involved with the Careers Education, Information Advice and Guidance agenda. We know how much scrutiny schools are under regarding this and I hope that those schools who hold the Dorset charter can feel rightly proud that the great work they are doing has been rigorously assessed and recognised”

Caroline Foster, Strategic Leader Bournemouth and Poole 14-19 team

At the Academies we organise and run an annual careers convention every October in which a large range of Employers and Higher Educational establishments attend. This is for our students to gain information on what options they have post year 11.

Year 7 Careers focused groups and PSHE lessons.

Year 8 BIG Bang Trip to Bournemouth and Poole College

Year 9 Trip to Bournemouth University, Employability and Enterprise workshops and careers focused groups.

Year 10 Trip to the National Apprenticeship Show and visit to Brockenhurst College for a taster day

Year 11 National Citizen Service Summer Programme and Bournemouth University Summer Programme.

High Achievement, High Standards

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