Information for Students, Parents/Carers, Teachers and Employers:

At CCC we value Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) as being at the heart of what we do to support our students in being: Ready to Learn, Ready for the World of Work and Ready to Live Happy and Healthy Lives.

We work towards the CDi framework and we review our programme using the Gatsby Benchmarks and also are proud to maintain the Quality in Careers Standard.

We are supported by the Enterprise Adviser Network by Stella Gauld of Accenture.

Our CEIAG Governor is Claire Wedderman

Impartial 1:1 guidance is provided to all KS4/5 students through Connexions

Our CEIAG Lead is Marie Jobson:

We are part of the North East Career Hub and are supporting the Education Challenge Pilot through the North East LEP

Please see below for an overview of our programme:

CDI Theme Focus Areas Yr7/8

Example Activity

Year 9/10/11

Example Activity

Year 12/13 Example


Developing yourself through careers, employability & enterprise education Self Awareness

Recognising skills, strengths and areas for development

Managing well being

Self Awareness and Skills Development Sessions (PSCHE)

Option Decision Process Support

Self Awareness and Skills Development Sessions (PSCHE)

Support with CV/Applications

Job Club

Building my Skills

Support with CV/Applications
Learning about Careers & The World of Work Understanding Career Development and Career Management

Understanding a range of jobs, work styles and job satisfaction

Understanding Labour Market Information

Challenging Stereotypes

Speed Dating

Interactive Career Zone Event

HE Star Student

University Visits

Labour Market Information Workshops

Fast Tomato

Oracy Debate

Career Speed Dating

Experience of Work

CEIAG Assembly programme

University Visits and Workshops

Understanding Apprenticeship Workshops

Regional Skills Fair

Labour Market Information Workshops

Parent Business Safari

Progression Pathways

University Visits and workshops


Developing your Career Management, Employability and Enterprise Skills Understanding impartial advice and support network for decision making

Understanding how strengths and abilities link to opportunities

Making effective decisions

Managing financial ability

NU Foundation Enterprise Activities

Key Fund Activities

Option Choice programme

Financial ability workshops

Job Club

Building my Skills

Mock Interview

1:1 Personal Guidance Interviews

Financial ability workshops

Assessment Centre/Mock Interview

UCAS/Application Support

Global Bridge


Financial ability workshops/Student Finance