Careers Advice

The careers education and guidance programme at Outwood Academy Ormesby seeks to positively support you to acquire the educational, social and employability skills necessary for lifelong success in a diverse and changing world of work.

As a student at Outwood Academy Ormesby you are entitled to a careers, education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) programme which:

  • is personal to you and always puts your interests first
  • motivates and inspires you to consider all opportunities both within and outside of Outwood Academy Ormesby
  • helps you to gain the skills you need to make your career ambitions a reality
  • provides the support you need to be successful
  • helps you access any additional support you might need
  • is delivered by trained and qualified teachers and advisers, with up-to-date knowledge and understanding of
    career pathways and local labour market information
  • protects and respects your personal information and shares it only with your consent

We will support your career development in a number of ways including:

  • information and discussion in lessons and assemblies to help you make decisions about your future
  • activities and events such as careers fairs
  • access to career advisers in a variety of ways including individual meetings, drop-in sessions, learning pathway
    planning and results days
  • careers information and IT based careers programmes
  • information and updates on notice boards, plasma screens, websites and social media

Where can I go for CEIAG?

Careers Inc. are able to offer independent and impartial advice and guidance, which you are all entitled to should you wish to use it. You need to make an appointment with Mrs Richardson who will organise it for you.Your 1:1 interviews will be held with Joy Pickard in the new Careers Office in C Block, next to C3.

You can also use the Careers Inc. links on this page to help you.

You will also be able to find information in the library in the careers section where you will find college and university prospectuses. Mrs Rogers will be able to point you in the right direction!

You can visit colleges, go to open evenings and days. They are advertised on this page, around school, on the careers section of your VMG board and on our Twitter feed!

We are also running Careers themed Enrichment sessions which are detailed below.

Careers Enrichments

The following Enrichment sessions take place in the LRC at 2.30pm:

  • Thursday 25th February 2016: Interview Skills
  • Thursday 3rd March 2016: CV writing
  • Thursday 10th March 2016: Revision Techniques
  • Thursday 17th March 2016: Engineering – TTE
  • Thursday 24th March 2016: Presentation Skills
  • Thursday 14th April 2016: Medicine – Durham University
  • Thursday 21st April 2016: Art & Design
  • Thursday 28th April 2016: Apprenticeships
  • Thursday 5th May 2016: STEM careers (Science Technology Engineering Maths)
  • Thursday 12th May 2016: Animal Management

National Careers Week: WC 7th March 2016

The following Enrichment sessions take place in the LRC at 2.30pm:

  • Monday 7th March 2016 – Getting into Business & Finance
  • Tuesday 8th March 2016 – Getting into Veterinary Science
  • Wednesday 9th March 2016 – Careers in Sport
  • Friday 11th March 2016 – Getting into Law

National Apprenticeship Week: WC 14th March 2016

The following Enrichment sessions take place in the LRC at 2.30pm:

  • Monday 14th March 2016 – Getting into Teaching
  • Tuesday 15th March 2016 – Getting into Nursing & Midwifery
  • Wednesday 16th March 2016 – Getting into Radiography, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy & Speech Therapy
  • Friday 18th March 2016- Getting into Social work

College Open Evenings

2016

  • Monday 3rd October – 5:30-8pm – Cleveland College of Art & Design Green Lane, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS5 7RJ
  • Tuesday 4th October – 3:30-6pm – Stockton Riverside College – Skills Academy Marsh House Avenue, Billingham, TS23 3HB
  • Tuesday 4th October – 5-6pm – Askham Bryan College Stewart Park, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AR
  • Wednesday 5th October – 5:30-7:30pm – Stockton Riverside College – Bede 6th Form Marsh House Avenue, Billingham, TS23 3HB
  • Thursday 6th October – 5-8pm – Middlesbrough College Dock Street, Middlesbrough, TS2 1AD
  • Monday 10th October – 5:30-7:30pm – Stockton Riverside College Harvard Avenue, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6FB
  • Wednesday 12th October – 5:00-7pm – Redcar & Cleveland College Corporation Road, Redcar TS10 1EZ
  • Thursday 13th October – 5:30-7:30pm – NETA Training Group Penine Avenue, North Tees Industrial Estate, Portrack Lane, TS18 2RJ
  • Saturday 15th October – 10-12:30pm – James Cook University Hospital Radiotherapy Careers Open Day
  • Tuesday 18th October – 3:30-5:30pm – Redcar & Cleveland Twilight Session Book a session with Mrs Richardson
  • Wednesday 19th October – 5-8pm – Prior Pursglove College Church Walk, Guisborough TS14 6BU
  • Thursday 20th October – 3:30-5:30pm – Redcar & Cleveland Twilight Session Book a session with Mrs Richardson
  • Tuesday 8th November – 5:30-7:30pm – Stockton Riverside College – Bede 6th Form Marsh House Avenue, Billingham, TS23 3HB
  • Wednesday 16th November – 5:30-6pm – Stockton Riverside College Harvard Avenue, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6FB
  • Saturday 19th November – 10-12pm – Middlesbrough College Dock Street, Middlesbrough, TS2 1AD
  • Saturday 19th November – 10-2pm – Cleveland College of Art & Design Green Lane, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS5 7RJ
  • Tuesday 29th November – 3:30-6pm – Stockton Riverside College – Skills Academy Marsh House Avenue, Billingham, TS23 3HB
  • Saturday 3rd December – 10-12:30pm – Prior Pursglove College Church Walk, Guisborough TS14 6BU

2017

  • Tuesday 17th January – 5-6:30pm – Askham Bryan College Stewart Park, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AR
  • Tuesday 24th January – 5:30-7:30pm – Stockton Riverside College Harvard Avenue, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6FB
  • Saturday 28th January – 10-1pm – Askham Bryan College Stewart Park, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AR
  • Wednesday 1st February – 5:30-7:30pm – NETA Training Group Penine Avenue, North Tees Industrial Estate, Portrack Lane, TS18 2RJ
  • Saturday 4th February – 10-12pm – Middlesbrough College Dock Street, Middlesbrough, TS2 1AD
  • Wednesday 8th February – 5-7 pm – Redcar & Cleveland College Corporation Road, Redcar TS10 1EZ
  • Wednesday 8th March – 5:30-7:30pm – Apprenticeship Open Evening – Stockton Riverside College Harvard Avenue, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6FB
  • Tuesday 25th April – 5-8pm – Middlesbrough College Dock Street, Middlesbrough, TS2 1AD
  • Tuesday 9th May – 5:30-7:30pm – NETA Training Group Penine Avenue, North Tees Industrial Estate, Portrack Lane, TS18 2RJ
  • Wednesday 10th May – 5-7pm – Redcar & Cleveland College Corporation Road, Redcar TS10 1EZ

College Prospectuses

Click the links below to access your section of CareersInc: