Careers, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance

Careers Education, Information, Advice & Guidance

Welcome to the Careers Education, Information, Advice & Guidance (CEIAG) at St Cuthbert's. Within these pages you will find information across CEIAG providing a useful resource for both students of St Cuthbert's and their parents. 

The designated Personal Development and CEIAG Lead is:

Miss N Ward



Click here to view the DfE Careers guidance: DfE Careers guidance and access for education and training providers - October 2018


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Resources during COVID-19

During the current restrictions of the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be updating this section of the CEIAG page with additional resources.  Check back regularly to keep up-to-date:


Information from the Oxbridge Schools Liaison:

Key Stage 3 (Year 7-9) 

Higher Education Explained, Unlisted YouTube video 

Key Stage 4 (Year 10-11) 

 Meta-Cognitive Learning Strategies, PowerPoint file with audio to be downloaded 

 Subject Matters: A-Levels, Degrees, Careers, PowerPoint file with audio to be downloaded 


Other useful resources from the Oxbridge Schools Liaison:

Super-Curricular Suggestions Document (compiled by SLOs and Subject Convenors) 

Oxford and Cambridge Student Conferences Webinars (aimed at Key Stage 5 students, with one session for teachers/advisers)

Advancing Access is funded by Russell-Group universities and provides teachers/advisers with free information and support to improve their understanding of what selective universities are looking for and how their admissions processes work.




UK University Search

UK University Search Virtual Fair

UK University Search are holding a Virtual Uni Fair on Wednesday 17th June 2020 - The Virtual Fair is designed to help you explore all your options from the safety of home. You'll be able to chat directly with over 80 different universities and colleges, ask questions, download prospectuses, and find out lots of information. We'll be joined by universities including Cambridge, Liverpool, Manchester Met, and Newcastle (to name just a few!). You can also view 10 live webinars throughout the day on topics such as Choosing a University, Securing a Place through Clearing, and Writing your Personal Statement.  Completely free of charge, and open to pupils from Year 13, Year 12 and Year 11 (parents and teachers are very welcome too!).

They will also be continuing with their Webinar Wednesdays until Wednesday, 8th July 2020.  These webinars include valuabel advice and guidance from universities and companies - click here for further information.


The Royal Air Force apprenticeships - leaflet regarding recruitment during COVID-19 measures (19/05/2020)




Unifrog is a one-stop-shop where students can easily explore their interests, then find and successfully apply for their next best step after school.  Unifrog will help you to explore your key interests and what career paths you can take to reach your goals! Click here to access the Unifrog website.

Speakers for Schools: 


Speakers for Schools are excited to present our weekly VTalks schedule! This schedule will be updated weekly and talks will be targeted to different age groups and is accessible if you click here.
Click here to see how you access the virtual talks.

Shaping Futures:

Shaping Futures will be launching an 8-Week online IAG programme from Monday 27th April. The theme for Week 1 is Wellbeing and Resilience.

Click here to see the full schedule. 

Please find additional careers resources to support home learning below:


Click here to view British Airways' NEW 'Visual Inspire Academy' campaign, which offers you guidance so that you can continue to develop and grow - in collaboration with The Air League. The virtual resources are bitesize sessions, and will have a focus each week to help you develop your employability as well as knowledge around aviation.


Careers resources from 'Success at School' for students and parents/carers: 

New content for students:

New content for parents/carers:

Parents/carers can sign up for emails here:


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