St Gregory the Great Catholic School

A Catholic School which champions each and every student

Careers Advice and Guidance

Your Future

During your time at St Gregory's you will be developing your knowledge, skills and interests and ultimately, this will give you the grounding for your future direction in life.  It is important that you explore the wide variety of options that are available to you Post 16 and beyond and we encourage you to make the most of any careers advice offered throughout your time at St Gregory's.  Please see the Career Provision Document below which details the activities on offer throughout the year here at St Greg's.

Our Careers Co-ordinator within school is Miss J Manns, whom you can contact via telephone on: 01865 749933 or email:

St Gregory's also employs the services of two Careers Advisers from the company Adviza.  Our Careers Advisers are in school at various times throughout the week.   Every Year 11 student is offered an individual interview with a Careers Adviser and you will receive independent guidance to fully inform you about the next steps you can take in your education, training or employment.  However, any student from any year is able to visit a Careers Adviser if they wish.  It is advised to make an appointment via Miss J Manns, or Mrs K Anderson ( or indeed by emailing:

The Adviza website has useful information for students, parents and carers alike.  For more information about the services Adviza provide, please click here.   


eCLIPS is a useful tool that is accessible for all our students, parents and carers and makes careers exploration simple. It offers accurate, impartial information on over 1400 careers plus a wealth of advice and information on education and employment choices. Search for careers by job group, A-Z, school subject or use the Careers Wizard tool. Find information on all the different education pathways and advice to help you prepare for and find work.

eCLIPS tells you all you need to know about careers, education and employment with links to useful websites.  Please find following some exmaples of how eCLIPS might help you:


  • Guide to qualifications
  • Study Skills
  • GCSEs and choosing the right ones for you.
  • Choices at 16 / Further Education
  • Post 18 Options


  • A to Z of careers with information on the qualifications that you need, the entry requirements, prospects and so forth.
  • Career Wizard which enable you to enter your qualifications and see what career paths are open to you.


  • How to find a job.
  • Routes into work.
  • Writing CVs and job applications.
  • Coping with interviews.
  • Starting work.
  • Your rights.

 To access this website, please click on the link below and then login using the

Password: OX43DR

Additional Useful Websites

Click on the above link to find out about and look at:

  • Your choices at 14, 16 and 18
  • Different job sectors and what they are looking for
  • Information on routes to different qualifications including apprenticeships and university level study
  • Your skills and how to use them
  • Online careers sessions and stories is the UK’s leading careers and educational information and development website. From here, you can learn how to write a CV, how to complete an application form, how to pass psychometric tests and also how to pass any job interview. Since 2005 we have been helping people like you to secure their dream job. Now it’s your turn.   


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Please find below a document with information for parents about apprenticeships. 

 Parent Information Apprenticeships.pdfDownload
 2Skills Minister Letter_YP_FINAL.pdfDownload
 2Skills Minister Letter_ParentsCarers_FINAL.pdfDownload
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 Career Provision Document.pdfDownload
 Provider Access Policy (September) 2021 - 2022.pdfDownload
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