Careers Education and Guidance at The Hurst Community College


The Hurst Community College is committed to developing workplace skills
alongside academic skills. Careers Education and Guidance has an essential role
to play in preparing students for choices, changes and transitions they will
encounter as they become adults. The school’s Careers Leader oversees the
Careers Programme and liaises with relevant agencies.

Sean Furness  - Deputy Head Teacher/ Careers Leader

Telephone: 0118 9817474

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For more information, CLICK HERE to download the

Careers Education and Guidance at The Hurst Community College. Statement on provider access.pdf 


Careers Programme

  Autumn Term Spring Term Autumn Term
Year 8 ‘Which Direction?’ Assembly

Thought for the Week ‘What does the future Hold’

Meet the Employer-Workshops.
Year 9 ‘Which Direction?’ Assembly

Options Assemblies

Options Evening -Including Careers Guidance

1:1 Options Drop Ins

Aim Higher presentation.
Year 10 1:1 Careers Interviews

1:1 Careers Interview

(With Careers Advisor or Careers Lead)

Careers Week Including- Enterprise Activity

Employability Skills Workshops

Careers Fair

Mock Interview day

Year 11

1:1 Careers Interview

(With Careers Advisor or Careers Lead) as required.

‘Which Direction’ Assembly BCOT/QMC Assemblies.

Apprenticeship Assembly with AWE.

Drop In Apprenticeship Clinic.



Careers - Useful Links

eClips ( is an easy-to-use online careers resource that provides regularly updated information on over 1,000 jobs and careers. The site also offers advice on topics relating to options at key stages, education and training, employability skills, job seeking and lifestyle choices. Password-HurstCC16 (Case sensitive)

Prospects( site is packed with information, free to use and has a good careers quiz.

which?University. ( This site has a useful tool that shows what possible careers different selections of A-Levels can lead too. 

getingofar ( The main Government apprenticeship web site.