Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance

Barbara Priestman Academy is committed to ensuring that the statutory duties related to careers education are fulfilled.

Our Careers Leader is Natalie Preece. Natalie is based here at Barbara Priestman Academy, and you can contact her on 03339991453.

Incorporated in our Careers Education programme we will ensure that independent guidance is:

  • Presented in an impartial manner
  • Includes information on the range of education and option choices
  • Is given in the best interests of the young person

The Careers program includes careers education sessions, careers days, career guidance activities (group work and individual interviews with Connexions Personal Advisor), information and research activities, work experience, work related learning and individual learning activities.

The Careers curriculum follows the core aims of the Careers Development Institute (CDI)

The curriculum is key stage appropriate and will be differentiated to meet the needs of each student.

CEIAG Policy

Provider Access Policy

Useful resources for students and parents

Careers Advice and Guidance

Students can access impartial careers guidance from Jill Materic, a qualified Careers Advisor working for Together for Children.


Jill will attend EHCP reviews to support with transition planning. Jill can be contacted via email: [email protected]