• Abbey College, Abbey Road, Hollow Lane, Ramsey Cambridgeshire PE26 1DG

At Abbey College, our aim is to help our students plan their route through education, in order to make well informed decisions about their futures.  We strive to support our students to see the links between what is learnt in the classroom and the outside world.  We hope this will motivate them in lessons and help them to understand that what they learn at the College will prepare them for an exciting and ever changing world.  

All students take part in an inspiring and nurturing careers programme, starting in Year 6 in our Transition program, which will help students to make decisions about what they might like to do in their future careers.  We believe it is never too early for our students to start thinking about their futures. Attached to this page are our plans and outcomes for all year groups.

Points of Contact

  • Ms Lesley Pollard, Community Engagement and Careers Lead
  • Mrs Clare Neville, Community Engagement and Careers Coordinator

Resources

Students have access to a well-resourced careers library in our Aspirations Zone, with a wide range of current publications and prospectuses, and they can be accessed each school day at break and lunchtimes.  There is also careers computer software which can be accessed from any of the school’s networked computers.  If students have a query or want to talk to someone face to face, then they can call at the Careers office and see Ms Pollard or Mrs Neville. We use the website Fast Tomato for students to research and build their careers plans, the link below will take you to the website. All students have been given a username and password.

https://www.fasttomato.com/

CEIAG Event

Each year we organise a CEIAG (Careers education, information, advice and guidance) event, where students can find out about a wide variety of careers and ask questions on a one-to-one basis.  The CEIAG event can provide many ideas for possible careers and should ensure that when students are choosing their GCSE options later in the academic year, they will have some idea of the qualifications they require to pursue a chosen career path. This year the evening is on Monday 27th November 2017, beginning at 5.30pm.

Careers & CEIAG Support