Carwarden House Community School




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Our Careers Team at Carwarden

Rona Redman - Careers Lead

Caroline Fegan - Careers & Work Experience Co-ordinator


Our careers provision is based on the Gatsby Benchmarks as recommended in the DfE’s Careers Strategy (December 2017) and the Statutory Guidance for Careers (January 2018). The 8 benchmarks are explained below:

Carwarden is committed to providing a Careers & Vocational Education Programme that builds students' Employability skills, Independence and Autonomy.  We are working with 'Talentino', an external careers provider who specialise in working with young people who have SEN.  We are committed to increasing the possibility and probability of paid work for young people with learning difficulties.

There are a number of work experience opportunities available for our students that our staff will be pleased to explain to them and you.

Below is a list of year groups and what your son/daughter can expect to complete: 

Year 10 Work Experience: 

1 week

Year 11 Work Experience: 

1 week

Year 12 Work Experience: 

1 day a week for half a term 

Year 13 Work Experience: 

1 day a week for a whole term 

Year 14 Work Experience: 

1 day a week from January to June

If you have any queries regarding Work Experience or careers please do not hesitate to get in contact with us! 

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