A young person's career is their pathway through learning and work.

All young people need a planned programme of activities to help them make 14-19 choices that are right for them and to be able to manage their careers throughout their lives.

Chichester High School is committed to providing a planned programme of careers education for all students in Years 7-13 and information, advice and guidance (CIAEG) in partnership with an independent company U-Explore, who offer all students impartial advice.

Chichester High School are extremely proud to be working in partnership with the Careers Partnership Programme, they include:

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In years 8 and 9 students will be helped to:

  • understand themselves and know who (and what!) plays a part in how they think about themselves and the things that matter to them
  • develop confidence in themselves and in their abilities
  • understand how the world of work is changing and the skills that they (and the rest of us!) need in order to do well in their future life and career
  • make well informed choices about their future lives

The students will take part in various planned activities to help them do this.

Please contact Mrs Silcock for further information here for KS3
or ring 01243 787014

In years 10 and 11 students will be helped to:

  • identify and set short and medium term life goals as well as learning targets
  • identify, select and use a wide range of information resources
  • use work related learning/experiences to shape their career progression
  • understand the options open to them once they leave school, identify their priorities and explain the decisions they eventually make

Please contact Mr Waller for further information here for KS4
or ring 01243 787014

In years 12 and 13 students will be helped to:

  • understand pathways to further education
  • apply for and write applications to university
  • apply for Russell Group universities
  • helped to understand routes towards apprenticeships and work
  • understand and engage with the requirements of local and National employers

  Please contact Ms Smith for further information here for KS5
or ring 01243 787014

The students will take part in various planned activities to help them do this, such as individual interviews with an independent careers advisor.

In years 10-13, we are very proud to work with NCS.  NCS provides a bespoke programme for our pupils as well as their residential opportunities.

The National Careers Service is a fantastic website.  Click on the picture below and you will be taken to their website.

National Careers Service


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CHS Careers Programme 2018-2019


Year Group





May 2018 Date


Year 8 Careers Week

Week of 22nd April 2018


Year 9 Careers Week

Year 9 Options Evening 

Week of 26th November 2018

Thursday 31st January 6 - 8 pm


Year 10 Experience of Work

Autumn 2018


Sixth Form Open Evening


Futures Interviews

Thursday 15th November

Week of 21st January 2018


Aiming High Event


Tuesday 15th January 2018


How do we measure the impact of our CHS Careers programme?

  • Destinations at data at KS4 and KS5 bi-annual review with Governors
  • Feedback from pupils and parents
  • Review with Careers Enterprise advisors

Next review: December 2018