Careers at Victory
At Victory, we are passionate about ensuring we provide our students with as much careers guidance as possible to enable them to make excellent decisions for bright futures.
We offer high quality, impartial careers guidance that helps pupils to make informed choices about which courses suit their academic needs and aspirations. The academy is committed to Careers Education as a vital means of giving all students the skills, knowledge and understanding to manage their own lifelong learning and career development.
Careers education will prepare all students for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of education, training and employment and also the challenges of adult life. Careers Education is embedded across all subjects in the curriculum as well as being a part of PSHE+R.
We host a range of Virtual Working Lunches at the academy. A range of professionals have supported the programme including lawyers, accountants, healthcare workers, employees from the media, journalists and senior police personnel.
Vice Principal for Quality of Education
Our Vice Principal holds a strategic oversight of Careers Guidance, Higher
Education Advice and Work Experience at the academy. Raising aspiration
is key to ensuring positive outcomes for all our students.
The Careers Leader is responsible for the delivery of the academy's careers
programme and holds an overview of the provision to ensure the Gatsby
Benchmarks are met. The first point of contact for students, parents and carers.
Qualified to Level 6 in Careers Leadership.
To provide impartial information, advice and guidance, helping our students
to make realistic choices about their education, training and work.
Qualified to Level 6 in Careers Guidance.
Careers Policy – Our Careers Policy is currently under review, a new version will be released in April 2021. We encourage staff, students, parents and carers to share any feedback they have for our new policy – please email Mr Arger on [email protected] if you have any suggestions.
Information for Parents and Carers
These web links below provide information on university applications, apprenticeships and career choices.
ICanBeA.org.uk is a website designed to educate you in the massive spectrum of opportunities we have in Norfolk and Suffolk
Russell Group universities are committed to the highest levels of academic excellence in both teaching and research.
At U-Explore we have a simple belief that careers information, advice and guidance has to be far more relevant, engaging and purposeful for young people.
Supported by Norfolk County Council, the Apprenticeships Norfolk Network has been set up to make it easier for employers and young people to find out more about Apprenticeships.
The information, advice and careers guidance website for young people in Norfolk
We provide application services across a range of subject areas and modes of study for UK higher education providers.
Swarm connects entrepreneurial young people with business owners. Our young people work through a Level 3 enterprise apprenticeship and apply their learning to make money for the small business.
The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers.
Opportunities Norfolk is an initiative aimed at connecting young people with opportunities with local training providers and employers in Norfolk. Supported by Norfolk County Council.
The Careerometer is a widget that can be used to gain and compare key information about occupations and careers based in the UK that students may want to pursue in their future. This will display information such as Weekly Pay, Annual Pay, Hourly Pay, Hours per Week, the workforce growth and the percentage of the workforce that is projected to retire.
Updated By: R Arger
Date: 19 April 2021
Review: 19 April 2022