Services for Young People Hertfordshire Services for Young People

Tailoring support to the needs of each student

Careers talks, workplace visits and employer mentoring

Tailoring support to the needs of each student

Gatsby Benchmark 3

"Students have different career guidance needs at different stages. Opportunities for advice and support need to be tailored to the needs of each pupil. A schools careers programme should embed equality and diversity throughout."

Gatsby summary

  • Does your careers programme challenge stereotypical thinking and raise aspirations?
  • Do you keep systematic records of all student advice and subsequent agreed decisions on study options?

We will work with you face-to-face or virtually to:

  • Develop schemes of work for KS3, 4 or 5
  • Gain methods to monitor and record students’ progress
  • Prepare for Ofsted inspections
  • Be up to date on careers and work-related learning software
  • Train staff on supporting students with post-16 and post-18 choices
  • Deliver one to one guidance with action plans including drop-in sessions to ensure access for all
  • Offer group work, including raising aspirations, valuing equality, diversity and inclusion, building resilience
  • Provide personal development and focused support

Who benefits?

  • Students in years 7–13 in schools and colleges

Who should purchase these services?

  • Careers Leaders/Coordinators
  • WEX/WRL Coordinators
  • SENCOs
  • HOYs
  • HODs


"Pupils highly regard the service and value the advice. The school is so much stronger thanks to your involvement.”

- Careers Co-ordinator, Three Rivers

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