Careers

Careers Provision

There has never been a time when careers guidance has been as important for young people as it is today. The landscape of education, training and employment opportunities that students need to navigate is more complex and more challenging than those faced by previous generations. Whilst knowledge of traditional career pathways are extremely valuable, young people also need to prepare for a future where new sectors are emerging as quickly as some old sectors are declining. To do that we pride ourselves on examining career pathways rigorously whilst developing essential enterprise skills that will ensure our students are able to adapt and thrive in these times of great change.


This careers plan sets out how the Fulham Boys School intends to provide a fit for purpose careers programme. The plan defines the available resources which will provide ourstudents with the knowledge, inspiration and ability to take ownership of their own career  action plans enabling them to succeed in their chosen career paths.

This careers plan is based on the DfE document,"Careers strategy: making the most of everyone’s skills and talents 2017", "Careers Guidance and Inspiration in Schools" dated March 2015 and subsequent guidance for schools and colleges the careers plan addresses the eight Gatsby Benchmarks, in particular Benchmark 1. Using the careers plan enables us to track the career activities and interventions we provide for all of our students. Careers education does not just mean informing students about their options after school but also how their school career will affect their futures. It is our statutory duty to ensure that all students receive independent and impartial information, advice and guidance regarding all options both within the school and after leaving the school to best highlight all career pathways available to them. By helping students with decisions at crucial stages,
informing them of all their options and introducing them to the world of work we aim to prepare them to thrive as enterprising men of character who can make a positive impact on the world. Links with our Enterprise Coordinator and Adviser network introduces and ensures that each year group will benefit from meaningful employer engagement within our programme. They support the school in working towards and in meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks. To view our full careers plan please click here.

Measuring Success

The success of our careers provision is measured in various ways:

  • The Compass Careers Benchmark Tool and Audit
  • Gatsby Benchmarks fulfilled and quality of provision
  • Student, parent and staff surveys
  • Governor audit
  • Review and Development internal cycle
  • External review bodies and support partners
  • Student academic results - where careers guidance has raised aspirations
  • Students accessing higher or further education
  • Students not being NEET (not in education, employment or training)
  • Careers of alumni 
  • Student success in comparison to previous family history

Work Experiance and Careers advice

For further advice on work experiance please click here.

Engage with Fulham Boys School 

Please click here to engage with The Fulham boys School.

Provider Access

A provider wishing to request access to speak with our students about career pathways should refer to our access policy which can be found here.

There are a range of opportunities to allow information to be presented to students: each year group has dedicated PSHE time and targeted assemblies to promote employability skills and pathway options.

Careers Staff

Careers Leader: Mr Morgan Browned.browne@fulhamboysschool.org.uk Tel: 020 7381 7100

Post 18 Careers Advisor: We make use of external advisors and appointments can be allocated or requested. 

Links

  1. https://apply.army.mod.uk/
  2. https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers
  3. https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment/

Apprenticeships and Training

Volunteering / Enrichment

Higher Education

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