Blessed William Howard

The Painsley Catholic Academy was established in 2012. We are the largest Catholic multi-academy company in the Archdiocese of Birmingham.

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Careers at Blessed William Howard

Careers Leader:  Mrs J Walker, Assistant Principal

Careers Advisor (Entrust) Becky Green
Becky is qualified to Level 6 to provide impartial information, advice and guidance to young people aged 13-19 (and up to 25 with learning difficulties and disabilities)  She comes into school on a weekly basis to offer 1-1 impartial careers guidance appointments (to meet Gatsby Benchmark 8)

Career interviews consist of-

  • Developing self-awareness
  • Researching careers
  • Exploring options (Sixth Form, Colleges, Apprenticeships, Training opportunities, University, Employment)

Encouraging to set goals and career plan for the future.

Enterprise Coordinator for the Stoke and Staffordshire Careers Hub, Steve Rogers (funded by the Careers and Enterprise Company).  The purpose of the Careers Hub and the Careers and Enterprise Company is to reform careers education across England. Our aim is to ensure the children at Blessed William Howard are best prepared to achieve their full potential in the workplace of the future.  My role is to support your Careers Leader with the planning, delivery and evaluation of your school's Careers Education Programme and offer information, advice & guidance on how to best meet the Government's Framework for the Gatsby Benchmarks.

The importance of careers education, information and guidance (CEIAG)

CEIAG is deemed a priority at Blessed William Howard Catholic School. There is a strong belief that the students who attend the school should be equipped with the information, knowledge, and understanding of their options that will allow them to make informed decisions at key transition points in their school life and beyond. In addition, we place a high priority on students being given the chance to develop their workplace and employability skills which will allow them to become effective employees in the future and have a rewarding career.

Click on the links below to find out more.

Careers Provider Access Statement

Careers Programme 2020-21