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Baker Clause

Corby Technical School: Baker Clause Statement

This policy statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to pupils at the school for the purpose of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer. This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.

Corby Technical School use the Gatsby 8 benchmarks to inform the provision of Careers Education, Information and Guidance (CEIAG) delivered. As part of our commitment to informing students of the full range of learning and training routes available, we consider requests from training providers, vocational education routes and apprenticeship providers to speak to students and we will also approach these partners ourselves when planning and organizing key CEIAG events throughout the school year.

Opportunities for access

A number of opportunities exist within the CEIAG programme which may be suitable for providers to visit the school to speak to students. These include:

Opportunities

Description

Date 2019-20

RSCS lessons

RSCS focusses on developing the whole child and ensure they are equipped for the world of work. An opportunity for students to engage with employers about the steps from school into work is always welcomed.

Throughout the year

Whole School Careers Fair

We are holding a careers fair for all students in the school to engage with employers. The aim is to furnish students with the knowledge of different industries and pathways to careers.

27th February 2020

Assemblies

We welcome visitors to the school regularly to enhance students understanding of the world beyond school life.

Throughout the year

 

 

All requests should be emailed at least 6 weeks in advance of an expected date for the planned session. All requests will be given due consideration from the designated Careers Leader and Senior Leadership. Requests will be refused if:

  • They impinge on student’s preparation for public or internal exams
  • They clash with other planned school events
  • The school is unable to provide staff to support the event
  • Rooming is unable to be found due to timetabling clashes

In the first instance requests by providers should be sent to the designated Careers Leader Mr D Rogers via drogers@corbytechnicalschool.org. For questions on this or the wider CEIAG programme at Corby Technical School, please do not hesitate contact us. The following policies may also apply to interested providers:

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

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.