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The Careers Department at Allerton Grange will works closely with Sixth Form students to help them prepare for their future career.

What help is on Offer?

Careers will provide: Information, advice and guidance on all Post 18 Options be it: Higher Education, Further Education, Employment, Gap Year, Voluntary Work, Student Finance and studying abroad.

Check out Leeds City Council's Careers Website Leeds pathways

 

AGS sixth form Tutors and Careers work together to offer students:-

  • Individual careers guidance interviews to help students decide what to do after Sixth Form – students can book these direct with the Careers Department to take place when they have a free period
  • A Careers education programme which will cover all the Post 18 Options
  • Workshops on how to apply for University
  • Advice on how to write an effective personal statement
  • Mock university interviews
  • Assistance with applying for gap year or employment opportunities
  • Help when the AS and A Level results are published
  • Year 12 Job Talks- Throughout the year we have several speakers and careers workshops, but this is a day when a whole range of professionals come into school to talk about their career be it in Medicine, Construction, Accounting, Journalism, Engineering, Sport and so on. We also invite representatives from all the local universities be it: -Leeds University, Leeds Metropolitan University, York University, York St John University, Bradford University, Huddersfield University & Sheffield University.
"The variety of subjects offered attracted me to Allerton Grange."
- Aisha
"The sixth form is a wonderful multi-cultural society with high standards of teaching. I feel the key to success is through the learning environment that AGS offers."
- Reece
"I already went to Allerton Grange and I stayed because the teachers know me so well. I knew I'd get good results."
- Liam
"Teachers are always pushing you, always driving you to reach your full potential. You come out knowing you've achieved your best."
- Bradley
"The pastoral support is amazing; there is always someone to talk to."
- Emma
"The best thing about our sixth form is the teacher support, especially careers support."
- Ghafran
"The teachers are really nice and very helpful. I was surprised with how good my AS results were."
- Harkiran
"Student leadership opportunities have been great; they have provided me with experience to get into university."
- Qasim