Careers Guidance


CEIAG Learning Journey

The Roundhill Academy Benchmarks

At The Roundhill Academy you can expect to receive the following.
Year 7
  • Introducing Careers –What does it mean to me?
  • Identifying their own strengths and weaknesses and linking them to appropriate careers
  • Identify a variety of different careers
  • Explain the importance of a chosen career in the world today
  • Undertake a work experience 

Year 8
  • Investigate the stereotype of gender related jobs and dispel this myth
  • Identify the different subject choices that are available at The Roundhill Academy and the options that are possible
  • Create an individualised action plan using the online Kudos tool
  • Money matters - Investigate how to manage your money in the world of work
  • Experience an Enterprise Day to set up their own mock company

Year 9
  • Revisit their strengths and weaknesses, and reflect and amend their action plan
  • Create their own CV
  • Investigate routes for Post 16 education/training
  • Money matters - Investigate how to manage on a wage
  • Undertake a 1:1 careers interview with an external Level 6 careers advisor
  • Experience contact with a number of employers by taking part in a Speed Networking Event

Year 10
  • Experience a careers trip to the World Skills Show at the NEC
  • Attend a taster day at a local college and sixth form
  • Produce a CV linked and Personal Statement 
  • Prepare for and take part in a mock interview with an actual employer
  • Money matters – understanding budgeting

Year 11
  • Attend a careers fair to identify possible destinations
  • An introduction to applying for post 16 courses
  • Writing a perfect personal statement

The Roundhill Academy welcomes feedback from parents, students, staff and employers. If you have any suggestions then please contact Laura Kyle (Careers Lead) on 0116 2693896 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.