Results

1 July 2020

Fairfield High School

Your results show how your answers compare to the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks. They can help you to identify strengths and areas for improvement.

Recording the impact of Coronavirus

Does your latest Compass evaluation include planned activity that may not be delivered?
Yes
Which of the benchmarks would have been higher in your Summer term Compass evaluation without COVID-19?
Benchmark 1, Benchmark 2, Benchmark 3, Benchmark 4, Benchmark 5, Benchmark 6, Benchmark 7
How has COVID-19 impacted on this year’s careers activity plan?
- Work Experience has been cancelled - PSHE Term 6 Careers has not happened - Visits to FE/HE did not take place in Term 6 - CV Workshops planned did not take place - Various booked in workshops with employers with other subjects could not go ahead -Results Day - may not be in school may be posted out - will affect double checking intended destination and also supporting those who have not got the grades for their course - Extra contact needed with students and parents/carers regarding Transition to KS5
How do you anticipate COVID-19 impacting on next year’s careers activity plan?
Assemblies might not take place - impacts colleges/sixth forms attending to give key info How am I going to disseminate key information to students and parents re post16 pathways Remote 1:1 careers appointments Yr 11 Parents Eve - how will this work Post-16 Options Evening - might not happen What data are our yr 11 students using on their application forms to college Launch of WEX - is it happening?? Mock Interviews Apprenticeships - is this a viable option now? How do we use virtual WEX platforms - safeguarding reasons Will students be allowed out of lessons to attend careers related events Next years yr 11 may have WEX - will need to monitor 2 year groups - more time needed

Benchmark 1

A stable careers programme

Your school has met 100% of the 17 assessment areas in benchmark 1

100%

Every school and college should have an embedded programme of career education and guidance that is known and understood by pupils, teachers, governors and employers.

Your whole-school careers programme: Achieved?
Is written down
Is approved by the board of governors
Has the explicit backing of senior leadership
Has resources allocated to it
Has systematic monitoring in place
Has both strategic and operational elements
Is published on your school's website
Is on the school's website with information aimed specifically at:
Students
Teachers
Employers
Parents/Carers
Is evaluated for effectiveness at least every 3 years
Is evaluated using systematic feedback from:
Students
Teachers
Employers
Parents/Carers
Has an identified lead individual with strategic responsibility for overseeing the programme

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Your previous score
Mar 2020
94%
Percentage of schools nationally meeting this benchmark
2020
27%

Benchmark 2

Learning from career & labour market information

Your school has met 100% of the 2 assessment areas in benchmark 2

100%

Every pupil, and their parents, should have access to good quality information about future study options and labour market opportunities. They will need the support of an informed adviser to make best use of available information.

Your school: Achieved?
Ensures the majority of students have used up-to-date career & labour market information to help inform study/career decisions.
Encourages parents and carers to use career path and labour market information to aid the support given to their children.

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Your previous score
Mar 2020
100%
Percentage of schools nationally meeting this benchmark
2020
52%

Benchmark 3

Addressing the needs of each pupil

Your school has met 100% of the 7 assessment areas in benchmark 3

100%

Advice and support should be tailored to the needs of each pupil. Keeping good records of pupils and their destinations after school will help.

Your school: Achieved?
Provides a careers programme that:
Raises aspirations of all students
Challenges stereotypical thinking (In terms of gender etc)
Keeps systematic records on each pupils’ experiences of career and enterprise activity
Enables pupils to access accurate record about their careers and enterprise experiences
Collects and maintains accurate data for each pupil on their destinations for 3 years after they leave school
Shares above mentioned data with the local authority
Works pro-actively with the local authority and careers advisers to provide careers guidance to vulnerable pupils and special educational needs and disability (SEND) students.

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Your previous score
Mar 2020
100%
Percentage of schools nationally meeting this benchmark
2020
25%

Benchmark 4

Linking curriculum learning to careers

Your school has met 100% of the 4 assessment areas in benchmark 4

100%

Careers and enterprise education should be part of and included in a pupil's standard lessons, linking curriculum to real-world career paths.

Your school: Achieved?
All/the overwhelming majority of students by the time they leave school, have meaningfully experienced career learning as part of:
English lessons
Maths lessons
Science lessons
PSHE lessons

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Your previous score
Mar 2020
100%
Percentage of schools nationally meeting this benchmark
2020
45%

Benchmark 5

Encounters with employers & employees

Your school has met 100% of the single assessment area in benchmark 5

100%

All pupils should have encounters with employers and employees that result in a better understanding of the workplace and the potential career paths open to them.

All/the overwhelming majority of pupils: Achieved?
Have at least one meaningful encounter with an employer every year they are at your school

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Your previous score
Mar 2020
100%
Percentage of schools nationally meeting this benchmark
2020
58%

Benchmark 6

Experiences of workplaces

Your school has met 100% of the single assessment area in benchmark 6

100%

It's important for pupils to experience the workplace environment to understand the context in which they could one day be working.

All/the overwhelming majority of pupils: Achieved?
Have had a meaningful experience of a workplace by the end of year 11

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Your previous score
Mar 2020
100%
Percentage of schools nationally meeting this benchmark
2020
52%

Benchmark 7

Encounters with further and higher education

Your school has met 100% of the 5 assessment areas in benchmark 7

100%

Careers provision should cover further and higher education as well as potential professions. Pupils should have encounters with these organisations whilst at school.

By the time they leave school all/the overwhelming majority of pupils: Achieved?
Have had meaningful encounters with sixth form colleges
Have been provided with information about the full range of apprenticeships, including higher level apprenticeship
Have had meaningful encounters with general further education colleges
Have had meaningful encounters with independent training providers
Have had meaningful encounters with Higher Education Providers

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Your previous score
Mar 2020
100%
Percentage of schools nationally meeting this benchmark
2020
30%

Benchmark 8

Personal guidance

Your school has met 100% of the single assessment area in benchmark 8

100%

Every student should have opportunities for guidance interviews with a career adviser, who could be internal or external, provided they are trained to an appropriate level.

All/the overwhelming majority of pupils: Achieved?
Have had an interview with a professional and impartial careers adviser by the end of year 11

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Your previous score
Mar 2020
100%
Percentage of schools nationally meeting this benchmark
2020
61%
Careers and Enterprise Gatsby