Careers – Individual Advice & Guidance

Every student should have opportunities for guidance interview with a careers adviser. These should be available whenever significant study or career choices are being made”

DfE Statutory Guidance 2018
  • Mrs. B Srinivasan is the school Careers Adviser. (She holds Level 6 qualifications in Careers Advice & Guidance, and is on The Career Development Institute (CDI) Professional Register of Advisers) https://www.thecdi.net/find-a-professional?SearchUnits=m&InclusiveSearch=false&SearchRadius=25
  •  Students (and parents) in any year group can contact Mrs Srinivasan to discuss subject and course choices, career ideas and advice about entering Further and Higher Education or employment. 
  • Homewood staff can also refer students to Mrs Srinivasan for a careers appointment

Mrs Srinivasan can be contacted at any time via email on b.srinivasan@homewood.kent.sch.uk

There is a formal programme of individual advice and support offered to all students (and parents) via the following:

Year 8        Pathways Options support at Options Evening

Year 9       GCSE Options Support at Options Evening

Year 10      1-1 and Small Group Occupational Guidance appointments

Year 11      Individual Guidance Interviews (Post 16 Options) 

Year 12      Subjects Choice Meetings with Form Tutors    

Year 12      Individual Guidance Interviews

Year 13      Individual and Group Guidance Interviews

National Careers Service: Students (and parents) can also contact the National Careers Service to help make decisions about learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice and guidance, supported by qualified careers advisers. Young people (aged 13-19) can speak to an adviser on-line or by telephone 0800 100 900.