Careers Adviser: Ann Ritchie
Careers Leader: Guga Shann
Enterprise Adviser: Philippa Bogle
The careers education and guidance programme at Outwood Academy Ripon 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 Ripon you are entitled to a careers education and guidance programme which:
Careers at Outwood Academy Ripon will support you to acquire the educational, social and employability skills necessary for lifelong success in a diverse and changing world of work.
Mrs. Ritchie is the CareersInc Careers Adviser and the Academy works in partnership with CareersInc, an external, independent and impartial careers guidance service based in school
CareersInc can help with all aspects of careers and choices for the future including - option choices, sixth form, college, apprenticeships, university, funding, scholarships and vocational routes.
A Careers Adviser attends Parents Events – to help students with Options Choices and Post 16 Options.
The Careers Adviser has delivered a number of activities to Ripon Outwood students to help increase their awareness of the World of Work and support them in their career planning.
As part of the government’s Careers Strategy schools will be matched with a dedicated business volunteer, called an Enterprise Adviser. Philippa Bogle is Ripon Outwood’s Enterprise Adviser. Philippa has been helping the school to move forward with its plan to improve and develop careers provision by using her connections in the local business community to meet all 8 Gatsby Benchmarks by 2020.
Harrogate College offer a range of Apprenticeships in many career areas, all with fantastic opportunities to gain a nationally recognised qualification and work for a local employer at the same time.
Please see here for the latest Apprenticeship Vacancies.