Career & University Success

We aim to prepare pupils for life after school. We aim to ensure all pupils are able to access a career or university of their choice through links with universities and the real world of work.

The Work Shadowing letter and form can be found here: Microsoft Office document iconYr10 Work shadowing.doc

The 'Own placement' form for Work Experience can be found here: Own Placement Form

Presentation from the Parent meeting 16/01/2019 PDF iconWEX Parent meeting.pdf

Key Stage 3

KS3 objectives are: ‘Knowing yourself and life skills’, ‘Thinking about Career pathways’ and ‘Considering options for GCSE and the future’

  • Career Lessons during Civitas
  • Year 8 and 9 Work Shadowing
  • Year 8 Careers Day and Fast Tomato
  • Year 9 One to One guidance meetings
  • Year 9 Preference support for GCSE

Key Stage 4

KS4 objectives are ‘Experiencing the work place’ and ‘Preparing for Post 16’

  • Career lessons during Civitas include skills for work, apprenticeships and Post 16 choices
  • Year 10 Work Shadowing
  • Year 10 Morrisby Assessment. This assessment helps pupils to understand themselves so that they can understand what options suit them best.
  • Year 10 Preparation for Work Experience
  • Year 11 Work Experience
  • Year 11 One to One guidance interviews
  • Year 11 Sixth form experience day and FE College visits

Key Stage 5

KS5 objectives are ‘Preparing for life after school: University, Apprenticeships or School Leaver programmes.’

  • Career lessons during Civitas and enrichment
  • Financial Literacy
  • Morrisby Assessment
  • University visits and workshops
  • UCAS support
  • Visits to employers
  • Drop in careers and university support

Useful websites


Work Experience 

Many of our students have completed exciting and informative work experience placements already this year; below is a selection of these visits. 

  Work Experience 2017   Work Experience 2017

Work Experience 2017     Work Experience 2017

Work Experience 2017   Work Experience 2017

Work Experience 2017   Work Experience 2017

The Department DNA for the Research and Development Department can be found here: Bolingbroke Academy Department DNA: Research and Development

If you have any questions or need advice on Careers or University Success please contact Research & Development Leader: Ms Robinson