Careers Lead: Ms Sarah Ledwidge, Assistant Headteacher

Contact:, 0121 675 1305

Link to Careers Policy.

Link to Careers Programme

Kings Norton Girls’ School students receive Careers Education & Guidance which:

  • Is independent and impartial
  • Is easily accessible and free of charge
  • Is based on the principle of equality of opportunity
  • Is provided by adults with appropriate education and training
  • Is structured and forms an integral part of students’ overall education
  • Recognises the contribution of students to their own career development
  • Recognises the contribution of others, particularly parents, to this process
  • Respects the confidentiality of personal information

Student Entitlement

While studying at Kings Norton Girls’ School students receive the following careers guidance:

  • A structured programme of careers guidance, information and advice through the PSHE programme Careers Programme
  • Careers interview with independent careers advisor (1:1 in Year 11, by referral in Sixth Form)
  • Contact with the world of work through participation in work experience (Year 10 and Year 12), Challenge Days, Year 9 Community Outreach days, employer partnerships and subject specific activities
  • Planned activities to help develop knowledge and understanding of careers and the world of work such as careers fairs and visitors who are experts in their field
  • Access to several specialist careers resources which support applications to university and apprenticeship placements and give wide ranging careers advice

Date of last review: November 2023.  Date of next review: November 2024.