Outwood Academy Newbold is celebrating after being awarded the prestigious Careers Quality Award for Outstanding Careers Education, Advice and Guidance by the awarding body Prospects.
This is an achievement of which all stakeholders are very proud. The Principal, Mr Roberts and the Assistant Principal responsible for careers, Mr Vallance, were presented with the award by Jacqui Jameson a Director from Careers Inc. Careers Inc. supports the school in its delivery of independent advice and guidance.
Acting chair of the Prospects accreditation board, Sue Thacker, added, ‘Both the Assessor and the Accreditation Board noted many areas of good and outstanding practice in a very strong CEIAG programme. The Board also agreed with the positive comments from the Assessor regarding the support for CEIAG from the senior leadership team, and how this contributes to making sure that careers work is embedded firmly into the life of the academy.’
The award can be seen in main reception and on the careers section of the academy website. The award will stand for three years until July 2020.