Every student at Stamford receives specialist, independent careers advice from Y11 based on their personal skills and preferences; guiding them to match their skills and interests to their options after school. Alongside access to our very well-stocked careers libraries and a range of careers-based computing software, students additionally experience a wealth of enterprise and business education opportunities.
Furthering this, all Sixth Form students are given individual support by their tutor and a dedicated team of careers and Higher Education experts.
Post 18 Options
Students and parents are supported with two evening events focused on options at 18 and the Higher Education application programme – both talks supported by outside experts including speakers widely recognised as leading experts in this area.
The School runs a rolling programme of careers information evenings for students and parents including evenings focusing on areas of study such as Medicine and Languages. This is supported by a regular newsletters highlighting events in the careers programme, sources of information for parents, and job opportunities suitable for your child.
CV and Interview Prep
All Y12 students receive advice from industry experts on CVs and how to present themselves at interview. We also ensure each Y12 student gets an individual interview with written feedback using local business professionals. Students applying for Oxbridge or Medicine receive additional specialist help, including interviews with specialists and Medics.
The Careers Convention is the highlight of the schools careers programme. Taking place once every two years, the convention showcases:
- 20+ universities including St Andrews, Bath and LSE
- 40+ employers ranging from the Forces, to BBC Look North, JP Morgan, Anglian Water, Eversheds Sutherland Solicitors
- A number of speakers including the Editor of the Times Top One Hundred Graduate Employers
Don't just take our word for it...
‘invaluable opportunity’, ‘really opened my daughter’s eyes’, ‘I wish I had had something like this at school’Careers Convention 2018 Parent of Attendee