Ofsted visit and other information

We are pleased to inform you that a team from Ofsted will be visiting our Academy on the 17th and 18th October. Please read this information - Letter from the Principal, Letter from Ofsted, School Inspections - a guide for parents.

Traffic information

Please be aware that St Helen’s Road will close to traffic from 7am on Monday, October 9 and is scheduled to reopen at 5pm on Friday, December 1. The closure will be in place 24 hours a day during this time, with a diversion in place via Elphinstone Road, The Ridge, Junction Road and Sedlescombe Road North in both directions. Further information can be found on the East Sussex Highways website.

Careers and Further Education

Careers Service

Our careers service offers the following:

  • Online resources about a wide range of career opportunities
  • A focus on choices for Year 9
  • A focus on choices after Year 11 - further and higher education, sixth form, apprenticeships and employment. Help with the application process and CVs
  • Support for individual students (and their parents) to discuss training and career possibilities and requirements
  • Workshops, presentations and career events with support from external organisations

For advice and support please visit the careers office.

eclips

eCLIPS is an easy-to-use online careers resource that provides regularly updated information on over 1,000 jobs and careers. The site also offers advice on topics relating to options at key stages, education and training, employability skills, job seeking and lifestyle choices. 

Helpful Links

UCAS Progress

GetSmaart careers magazine

Icould

Plotr

Apprenticeships in Sussex

Science career pathways

Career in finance

A Levels, apprenticeships, university and more

Careers box

National careers service

Careers advice for parents

Future Learn Choices