Advice & Guidance

Independent Advice & Guidance (IAG)

As part of continuing education, schools need to provide Independent Advice and Guidance (IAG) to their students to aid them in understanding their options when they leave school.

Adele Miller and her assistant, Becky Washbrook, are our designated IAG Support / Employment Support Coordinators.

They are here to support students and parents with education and social destinations post Linwood School.

They are based at Linwood Campus but work across all sites, including Springwood, Summerwood and CHI.

Adele Miller
Adele Miller
Becky Washbrook
Becky Washbrook

If you wish to discuss your child’s future, please contact Adele or Becky at:

adelemiller@linwood.bournemouth.sch.uk

rebeccawashbrook@linwood.bournemouth.sch.uk

Tel: 01202 525107 (Linwood Campus main reception)

 

Karen Taylor is our Careers Leader and be contacted by email:

karentaylor@linwood.bournemouth.sch.uk

Karen Taylor
Careers Leader
Karen Taylor Careers Leader

IAG Plans

Across the Linwood Campuses we strive to provide a comprehensive IAG Plan. This creates consistency and aims to provide information to parents and students about future options.

If you would like more information about IAG at Linwood School, please contact Adele Miller (details above).

Linwood & CHI IAG Year Plan 2018-2019

Springwood IAG Year Plan 2018-2019

Summerwood IAG Plan 2018-2019

Local College Provisions & Open Events

www.thecollege.co.uk
Tel: 01202 205205

Open Evenings are based both at Lansdowne and North Road sites – please check with the college the site you will need to visit and to register.

  • Tuesday 5th March 2019  4pm-8pm

www.brock.ac.uk
Tel: 01590 625555

Please contact the college to register for these events.

  • Wednesday 1st May 2019  5.30pm-8pm

www.kmc.ac.uk
Tel: 01305 215000

Sessions start at 10.15am or 11.15am – please contact the college to register for these events.

  • Sunday 28th April 2019
  • Sunday 9th June 2019

To organise visits to Linwood, Springwood & Summerwood campuses and CHI please contact the campus directly.

Beaucroft Post 16 Centre  www.beaucroft.dorset.sch.uk  Tel: 01202 886083

Totton College  www.totton.ac.uk  Tel: 02380 874874

Salisbury College  www.wiltshire.ac.uk  Tel: 01225 350035

Weymouth College  www.weymouth.ac.uk  Tel: 01305 761100

Yeovil College  www.yeovil.ac.uk  Tel: 01935 423921

Please contact these colleges directly for information on open evenings.
These dates and times are correct at the time of publication. We would always recommend that you contact the colleges to confirm dates and times of open evenings before travelling.

Future Pathways

Our Future Pathways Booklet below provides information about further education and Post School Options for Years 10, 11 & Post 16.

Future Pathways Information Booklet

Work Experience

Work Experience at Linwood School is an important part of the students preparation for adulthood. Currently, Linwood students have the opportunities to participate in internal work experience. Each campus currently organises work experience opportunities (internal and external) with external work experience being based on volunteering opportunities as a class group. If you would like more information about each class’ work experience opportunities please contact the relevant campus.

Are you an employer?

Are you able to help? As a school we like to provide a variety of opportunities for our students, which includes input from employers. If you feel that you would be able to offer a work experience opportunity or would be happy to speak to students about what your company / job is, please contact Adele Miller to discuss.

Volunteering

Some volunteer positions require the individual to be 18 or over – for more information about how to access volunteering opportunities, please contact Adele Miller to discuss.

Bournemouth Council for Voluntary Service

Post 19 – Moving on from Linwood

Below is the Post 19 Information Booklet for Young People and their Parents/Carers.

Post 19 Information Booklet

Useful Links

Apprenticeships – information on becoming an apprentice and finding apprenticeships in UK.

icould – an online charity providing career ideas and information for young people.

National Careers Service – provide information, advice and guidance on learning, training and work.

Prospects – matches your skills and personality to 400+ job profiles.

Start – a free, online careers platform, designed to connect 11-18 year olds with their future career potential.

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