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. 

Department Staff

Ms Nikki Ward
Personal Development Lead and Teacher of PE

Mr Stuart Holland
Assistant Headteacher - Academic/Personal Development and Teacher of RE

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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.

Cambridge University Engineering Society - Online Access Week 26-30 October 2020 

Cambridge University Engineering Society are pleased to be running an Online Access Week for secondary school students who are interested in Engineering.

Activities include admissions talks and lectures by Cambridge academics, as well as a Q&A with current undergraduates and a problem-solving session.

To apply, follow the link by clicking the image below and 


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.


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


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.


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




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.

  • Join 10 minutes before the VTALK to be ready
  • You can join without needing an account – Watch how here
  • For full speaker descriptions visit the VTALK Schedule here

Click here to see how you access the virtual talks.


The WOW Show

The WOW Show video guides take students behind the scenes to learn from near peers who are making their way in these valuable careers – and to hear directly from them about the pathways they took, what the job is really like, and what the opportunities are for the future. 
Click the links below to see some examples of what The WOW Show do.

Shaping Futures:

Shaping Futures will be launching an 8-Week online IAG programme from Monday 27th April.

Click here to see the full schedule. 

Shaping Futures The Brilliant Club's Scholar Programme for Y10 students - information for parents here.

Please find additional careers resources to support home learning below:


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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