Careers Advice

Our Academy has strong links with local colleges, apprenticeship providers, employers and other schools in the area to provide our students a range of choices for the end of Y11 and 13.

The careers education and guidance programme at Outwood Academy Newbold 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 you are entitled to a careers education and guidance programme which:

  • Personal to you and always puts your interests first
  • Motivates and inspires you to consider all opportunities both within and outside Outwood Academy Newbold
  • 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 the career adviser in a variety of ways including individual meetings, drop-in sessions, learning pathway planning and results days;

Careers information and IT based careers programmes and information and updates on notice boards, plasma screens and websites.



Click on the image below to visit The CareersInc Portal.
The link can be used to visit the CareersInc website which has a range of useful resources and lessons.

Careers Websites

Click on the image below to take you to a list of careers websites.

Career Mark

Newbold Community School secured Careers Mark which is nationally validated by the Quality in Careers Standard (QiCS) and the awarding body stated in their assessment of the school’s portfolio of evidence: ‘I would like to extend our congratulations to Newbold Community School on achieving the Quality award from Prospects for your careers education, information, advice and guidance’. Outwood Academy Newbold will seek to continue the award by revalidating it in 2017.