Careers Advice

Careers Advice & Employment Support

As part of continuing education, schools need to provide independent advice and guidance to their students to aid them in understanding their options when they leave school.

Adele Miller
Adele Miller
Becky Washbrook
Becky Washbrook

Adele Miller and her assistant, Becky Washbrook, are our designated Independent Advice and Guidance (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,

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

Tel: 01202 525107 (Linwood Campus main reception)

Karen Taylor
Careers Leader
Karen Taylor Careers Leader

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

Campus Career Guidance Plans

Across the Linwood Campuses we strive to provide a comprehensive Career Guidance Plan. This creates consistency and aims to provide information to staff and students about future options for students as well as improving engagement with employers.

If you would like more information about Careers Guidance at Linwood School, please contact Adele Miller.

Linwood & CHI Careers Guidance Plans 2018-2019

Springwood Careers Guidance Plan 2018-2019

Summerwood Career Guidance Plan 2018-2019

Local College Open Events
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
Tel: 01590 625555

Please contact the college to register for these events.

  • Wednesday 1st May 2019  5.30pm-8pm
Tel: 01305 215000

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

  • Sunday 20th January 2019
  • Sunday 17th March 2019
  • Sunday 28th April 2019
  • Sunday 9th June 2019

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

Totton College  Tel: 02380 874874

Salisbury College  Tel: 01225 350035

Weymouth College  Tel: 01305 761100

Yeovil College  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. However, by Autumn 2018 we hope that students will have the opportunity to participate in individual external work experiences. 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 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.


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

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