Careers at Castle School
News, updates, Open Evenings and more
ASK SEND WEEK 4th - 9th April
The events are for any student, parent/guardian, or any person working with young adults. The events include a short introductory talk about apprenticeships, employability tips, and conversations with real-world employers, all to benefit future career seekers and upskilling for staff members! To register click on the links below:
Monday 4th April
Tuesday 5th April
Wednesday 6th April
Thursday 7th April
Friday 8th April
Saturday 9th April
Traineeship Information Webinar Thursday 12th May, 3-4 pm Join this exclusive webinar with an expert speaker from the Department for Education’s Traineeships team to find out more about Traineeships and Occupational Traineeships. Learn how Traineeships are of value to young adults aged 16-24 or 25 with an Education Health Care Plan.Please register here to attend and to also receive the recording.
Black Country – My Future Skills – 29th March 2022 10:00am – 12:00pm
For young people with Special Educational Needs or disabilities, the broadcast will cover:
- 12 key employability or future skills you can develop now to support you to gain access to work in the future
- Key insights from employees who have special needs or disabilities, what skills they have and how they developed them
On Tuesday 8th March 2pm for National Careers Week the college are hosting a zoom meeting talking all things Sport at Sandwell College. Neil Parker and David Williams will be hosting the event – they have worked in the Sports Department at Sandwell College for many years and have a wealth of knowledge in regards to the sporting world and the opportunities available for your students in this sector. To ask questions and find out more about their fantastic Sport courses you can join using the following link
Click the download button below to view the Transition hub parent and carer brochure.
Walsall College SEND Open Day
Years 10 and 11
Wednesday 2nd Feb 2022
Click below to view the slides shared at our last Careers Event from Juniper Training
Parents’ and Carers’ Pack - Apprenticeship Information
Updated March 2022
A useful guide for parents to support your children in making decisions about their futures.
Click the download button to find out more.
Click here to see the flyer for the new Skills Tank site, Reeves St, Bloxwich.
Click here for apprenticeship vacancies from Walsall College
Hereward College provides study programmes, learning experiences, and award winning work placement opportunities for young people (age 16-25) with complex disabilities and learning difficulties.
Ambitious about Autism have launched a series of toolkits for young people, employers and professionals to help more autistic young people access sustainable and meaningful employment opportunities. Click here to access the toolkits.
The Parent Perspective is a new careers podcast from Amazing Apprenticeships. This exciting new podcast series for parents and carers will support listeners to explore their child’s careers options and will call on the insight of expert speakers and a brilliant parents’ panel. Click the image above to access the podcast.
Click here to access the latest Get Ahead newsletter from Disability Rights UK
Careers at Castle
Castle School seeks to maximise the life chances of all of our young people and so it is crucial to prepare young people for life beyond school and college. The values and principals document makes direct reference to developing:
‘Knowledge, skills and attributes they (Castle School students) need to lead successful and happy lives’
To ensure that all students at the school receive a stable careers programme
Work experience opportunities are offered in Year 11 and Post 16. We aim to offer everyone at least one opportunity for this to be an external placement and offer placements which link to pupil's career interests.
If you work in an environment where it may be possible to offer work experience opportunities, please get in touch.
Please click the links below to explore options for your child's future
Our Careers Programme
Destinations Data 2020-2021
Destinations Data 2019-2020
Destination Data 2018-2019
Our Careers Leader is Mrs Ruth Wilson who can be contacted on 01922 710129 or email@example.com