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The Levels School’s careers education has the following aims:

  • To contribute to raising achievement throughout the school by developing self-esteem, resilience and motivation within each student

  • To support inclusion, challenge stereotyping, and promote equality of opportunity.

  • To encourage continued learning after The Levels School

  • To develop employment and enterprise skills to benefit the student and the market-place

  • To meet the needs of all pupils through differentiation and one to one support

  • To involve parents and carers

The Levels School aims to work hard in order to help its pupils so that they can become successful independent adults. 


Careers Advisor

As a new school we are committed to relevant staff undertaking training in their particular areas of responsibility. We are fortunate to have the support from other schools local to The Levels School.


Whilst training is undertaken our Careers Lead is Mr J Brittain of Millfield School.

Careers Advisor, Mr J Brittain



Our Core Employability Skills

At The Levels School, we aspire to develop enquiry and reflection in each student by embedding careers guidance throughout every year group, within all subjects and through a comprehensive pastoral programme. To achieve this, The Levels School fully embraces the Gatsby Benchmarks, forms positive links with FE colleges, employers and apprenticeship providers as well as developing 7 core employability skills across all lessons, providing access to skills fairs and giving individual guidance to all pupils. Our 7 core employability skills are:

  • Staying positive

  • Aiming high

  • Problem solving

  • Creativity

  • Listening and presenting

  • Leadership

  • Adaptability


Careers Development in KS2

  • Key employability skills are developed through curricular lessons.

  • Careers are signposted as relevant skills are covered in the curriculum.

  • Participation in annual STEM day in the summer term.

  • Visit and talk from local emergency services. 

  • Opportunity to speak with Leader of Careers about ideas for the future. 


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KS4 Options

We offer a range of engaging options for KS4.



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