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Mrs T. Molloy - Careers Lead

Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance

The Careers Department is responsible for the organisation and arranging of various activities in school.

It is a statutory requirement for maintained schools and academies to provide Years 7-13 with the opportunity to access information regarding technical education qualifications and apprenticeships.

Our Careers Department

Tessa Molloy, Careers Lead is available in school, the Chaplain's Office: (Tues & Thursday), and virtually Monday & Wednesdays)

Careers Assistant, Beliz Aksoy is based in the Main School Library, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.

Students will be given the opportunity to gain an insight into the work of professionals from various industries during a number of initiatives including the careers interview programme and a wide range of school careers events which include:

  • Weekly news with latest Careers / Higher Education / Degree Apprenticeships / opportunities. Details HERE
  • Weekly Careers Talks, where outside speakers talk about their career path, a particular profession and apprenticeship opportunities. Details HERE
  • Annual Careers Fair.
  • Careers and progression interviews. 
  • The Morrisby test in Year 10 (psychometric testing) to support career choices.
  • Higher Education Evening in Year 12.
  • Sixth Form practice interviews which take place at the end of Year 12 to help prepare students for forthcoming university, apprenticeship or job interviews.
  • We are a partner school with MedicMentor and promote opportunities from Speakers for Schools, Young Professionals.
  • Students in Years 10 to 13 have access to the Springpod platform to find work experience and careers ambassadors.
  • All students are given access to UNIFROG.
  • Careers Information is also delivered during RSHE.

Our objective is to deliver independent advice to our students so that they can make constructive choices to achieve their aims and ultimately fulfil their ambitions. This advice is available throughout the year via the online resources in this section, through the careers areas located in both school libraries and through independent advice at certain points of the academic year.

All years are encouraged to visit the Careers Library, especially when choosing GCSE, A-Level options, and Higher Education Courses.

Our Careers Policy, (including our Careers Statement of Intent) is available below.

Careers Education, Information, Advice & Guidance (CEIAG) Policy

Further information relating to the St. Olave's Grammar School Careers Provision is available here:
Programme Summary Latest Careers/HE Opportunities Forthcoming Careers Talks
Work Experience Higher Education Unifrog
Apprenticeships Online Resources Library Resources

The government website for careers guidance is the National Careers Service

Contact our Careers Lead, Mrs T. Molloy for further information: