Careers, Education, Information and Guidance

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We offer an effective advice and guidance service which as at the heart of enabling students to consider their options at this crucial time, to allow them to make a realistic decision which will help shape their future career prospects. Pupils are offered impartial careers advice at various times during the school year. We invite various Educational establishments, Apprentice providers, Armed forces and employers in, to enhance their knowledge of options and destinations available to them.

Work Ready Week 2018

Work Ready Week was supported by the Business Friends of Bedale High School. To become a Business Friend contact Mr Chapman, careers leader.

Work Ready Week article from the Northern Echo

Bedale High School is incorporating the Gatsby Benchmarks (statutory careers program by 2020) into the mapping out of our careers service from Year 7 right through to Year 11.

The careers program is delivered through assemblies involving Post 16 providers, Universities and other employment providers, including apprenticeships. This is then supported by Form Tutors offering individual guidance:

The careers program at Bedale High School involves:

  • Career Terminology
  • Decision Making
  • Job Study
  • Effective Communication
  • Mock interviews
  • Job identification
  • Labour Market Information
  • Employability Skills
  • Trust & Team Work
  • Understanding and Creative Thinking


Post 16:


National Apprenticeship Service website – packed with information on a wide range of apprenticeships where you can get on the job training, study for a nationally recognised qualification and earn money while you learn. There is also the facility to search for apprenticeship vacancies in your local area.


General information on careers, finance, money and how to compose a CV.

Careers information for students and school leavers.

Careers Plan Key Stage 4 – Activities timetabled during the year

Making the right GCSE options choices