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Careers and Enterprise

At Reddish Vale High School we are committed to providing a planned programme of impartial careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) and enterprise education for all pupils across Years 7 – 11.

Mr Platt is the Careers Advisor at Reddish Vale, you can contact him by calling school on 0161 477 3544 or Emailing

The table below provides a brief outline of the careers provision pupils will experience in each year group.  The programme is personalised and differentiated to ensure relevance and progress in pupils' learning, development and knowledge.

Year 7

  • Finding out about me.
  • To understand the career choices that are open to you.
  • Planning for the future.
  • School Subjects at work
  • Interests
  • Time Management

Year 8

  • Exploring learning styles
  • Discover learning pathways
  • Biases and career choices
  • Developing links from classes to careers.
  • To have an increased awareness of which career opportunities are open to me.
  • To develop links to industry professionals.

Year 9

Pupils will receive 8 hours of dedicated CEIAG training within curriculum time.

  • Key Employability Skills
  • Employer career matches
  • Self Advocacy
  • Employer drop in sessions including talks 
  • Making Important Decisions.

Year 10

Pupils will receive 6 hours of dedicated CEIAG training within curriculum time.

  • CV Building
  • Interview preparation
  • Application preparation


  • Post-16 options talks with LA Careers advisor. (Easter)
  • Go Further Project - University taster days
  • College Taster days.
  • Mock Interview day.
  • Getting experience
  • Personality styles
  • Study skills and habits

Year 11

  • Further Education presentations.
  • Regular talks with an Independent CEIAG adviser.
  • Application workshops.
  • Engagement Post 16 evening.
  • Practicalities of making applications.
  • Further exploration of options
  • Work Values
  • Work Skills and Attributes
  • Transition to further Education


























The Careers team is continually implementing exciting career and enterprise opportunities extra to what is outlined. These may be in school or with external agencies providing a wide range of chances for pupils at RVHS.