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Careers Advice

Respect, Aspiration, Determination, Independence.

Welcome to the Careers Department


Mr A. Sholes is the Careers Adviser at Reddish Vale High School and is in school Monday to Thursday and is based in the Performing Arts Block.

The main areas of work that is carried out in school are
1:1 careers guidance interviews Helping students explore their skills, abilities and interests and to identify appropriate progression routes after leaving school.
Motivational interviews To enable students to aspire to reach their full potential in terms of achieving qualifications and progress onto further/higher education or into employment.
Provision of up-to-date information on Further and higher education courses
Qualifications e.g. A-levels, BTEC and degree courses
Apprenticeships including higher apprenticeships
Voluntary work and work experience opportunities
Group work activities Year 8 - help with option choices
Years 10 and 11 - Post 16 options (6th form, apprenticeships or college
Introduction to Careers software and resources e.g. KUDOS, eClip and Plotr
Help with Applying for apprenticeships
Compiling CVs
Completing application forms
Practice interviews
Looking for part-time work
Attendance at Year 9 - 11 parents’ evenings
Year 8 Curriculum Evening

For further information, please don't hesitate to contact:


Tel: 0161 477 3544