Careers Education & Guidance

Brownhills Ormiston Academy

Brownhills Career Programme

Sarah Murphy Independent Careers Advisor

Our careers adviser at Brownhills Ormiston Academy is Sarah Murphy.

Sarah is based in the careers room (147) on Mondays and Wednesdays.

All students in year 11 are offered a minimum of one careers guidance interview – although more can be requested if further support is required.

Self and parent referrals can also be made and students in all years can request an appointment by attending a drop in session at break, lunchtime or after school until 3.30pm. Parents and guardians may also attend the interview, with prior notice.

Students may also be referred for an interview by a member of the Senior Leadership Team, Progress Leader or Director of Learning. Contact Details Email: [email protected]

Brownhills Ormiston Academy

How 1-2-1 CEIAG interviews support our students

Careers guidance interviews are aimed at supporting students in making decisions about their future.

This can include:

  • Career goals and exploring wider options
  • 6th form, college and apprenticeship information
  • Support with choices and application forms
  • Discussion around strengths and matching suitable careers
  • Use of online programmes to support learners in researching information on careers
  • Questionnaires to help learners to identify what they might be interested in
  • Advice on work experience and volunteering
  • Advice on gaining part time work
  • Completion of an action plan to identify their next steps
  • Information on specific careers of their choice
  • Raising aspirations and looking at positive actions around revision and aiming higher
  • Support with any concerns that learners may have, through mentoring
  • Helping learners to contact employers or education provider

The Changing World Of Work –¬†Labour Market Information

This provides information on Job Profiles and the different sectors that are in demand. There are links to different sectors of work related Careers including Maths, Health, Teaching, Technology,Engineering, Food & Drink, Law, Social Care, Sport, Construction, Transport, Book Careers, STEM, Arts and Media and Marketing

Labour Market Information Future Jobs Market

Our School Library is the base for our new careers Hub. In it you will find lots of information on different careers and also access to computers, so that you can research for any careers related information.

Careers Hub Drop In

Lunchtime 1.20-1.50pm

Sarah Murphy our careers adviser is on hand to talk to any Student.

Planning Your Career

‘Take the Buzz Quiz’ and find careers that suit you

Buzz Quiz

Student Planner Information

This Information is also included in Student Planners and offers links to advice and guidance on Careers. These links include Career Profiling, Help and Guidance for adults at home, University and Student Finance, Apprenticeships and interactive websites to help your child plan their future careers.