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24 October 2019

Wigston College

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

Benchmark 1

Your college has met 100% of the 18 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 college 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
Is regularly monitored
Has both strategic and operational elements
Does your college publish its careers programme on its website
Is on the college's website with information aimed specifically at:
Learners
College staff
Employers
Parents/Carers
Other agencies (e.g. local authorities, other post-secondary providers
Does your college evaluate the effectiveness of its careers programme at least every three years
Is evaluated using systematic feedback from:
Learners
College staff
Employers
Parents/Carers
Has an identified lead individual with strategic responsibility for overseeing the programme

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Your previous score
Jun 2019
100%

Benchmark 2

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

100%

Every learner, 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 college: Achieved?
Ensures the majority of learners 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
Jun 2019
100%

Benchmark 3

Your college has met 100% of the 8 assessment areas in benchmark 3

100%

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

Your college: Achieved?
Provides a careers programme that:
Raises aspirations of all learners
Challenges stereotypical thinking (In terms of gender etc)
Keeps systematic records on each learner’s experiences of career and enterprise activity
Shares above mentioned data with the local authority
Integrates records of a learner’s participation in careers programmes at previous stages of the learner’s education (including their secondary school) where these are made available
Collects and maintain accurate data for each learner on their destinations after they leave your college
Shares accurate and timely data with the local authority on learner transitions and destinations
Works proactively with the local authority and careers advisers around the careers guidance and progression of vulnerable and special educational needs and disability (SEND) learners

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Your previous score
Jun 2019
100%

Benchmark 4

Your college has met 91% of the 3 assessment areas in benchmark 4

91%

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

Your college: Achieved?
By the end of their study programme, approximately what proportion of learners have experienced curriculum learning that highlights the relevance of their subject to future career paths In progress
What proportion of learners are aware of the importance of maths for their career
What proportion of learners are aware of the importance of English for their career

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Your previous score
Jun 2019
100%

Benchmark 5

Your college has met 88% of the 3 assessment areas in benchmark 5

88%

All learners 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 learners: Achieved?
What proportion of your learners have at least one encounter with an employer through the curriculum every year they are at college
What proportion of your learners have at least two encounters with an employer every year they are at college In progress
Does your college record and take account of learners’ part-time employment and the influence this has had on their development

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Your previous score
Jun 2019
100%

Benchmark 6

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

100%

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

All/the overwhelming majority of learners: Achieved?
Approximately what proportion of learners have had an experience of a workplace (additional to any part-time jobs they have) by the time they finish their study programme

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Your previous score
Jun 2019
100%

Benchmark 7

Your college has met 91% of the 3 assessment areas in benchmark 7

91%

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

By the time they leave school all/the overwhelming majority of learners: Achieved?
Meaningful encounters with external apprenticeship providers
Meaningful encounters with external Further Education providers In progress
Meaningful encounters with Higher Education Providers

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Your previous score
Jun 2019
91%

Benchmark 8

Your college has met 100% of the 2 assessment areas in benchmark 8

100%

Every learner 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 learners: Achieved?
Are interviews with a qualified careers adviser made available to all learners whenever significant study or career choices are being made
What proportion of learners have had at least one interview with a qualified careers adviser by the end of their study programme

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Your previous score
Jun 2019
100%
Careers and Enterprise Gatsby