“Envisioning a future where all student’s unique abilities are celebrated, Five Acre Wood School places special emphasis on career education and guidance tailored to the diverse needs of our learners. Embedded within our ethos and bespoke curricula, our approach is designed to empower students to explore and develop their confidence, knowledge, and skills essential for meaningful engagement in both vocational pursuits and community life. While acknowledging the challenges some students may encounter in accessing traditional employment pathways, our commitment ensures they gain invaluable insights into various vocational opportunities, fostering holistic growth and inclusive participation.”

Five Acre Wood School’s careers contacts are;

Donna Curtis – Careers Officer

01634 566890  dcurtis@five-acre.kent.sch.uk

Jaime Cronk – SLT with Careers responsibilities.

01634 566890 jcronk@five-acre.kent.sch.uk

Louise Rochford – Enterprise Coordinator at the Kent and Medway Careers Hub

03301 651243 / 07971 355833 louise.rochford@theeducationpeople.org

CEIAG Programme;

Please click here to view the Five Acre Wood School CEIAG Programme for the current year.

Provider Access Policy Statement;

Please click here to view the Five Acre Wood School Provider Access Policy Statement (A provider access policy explains how outside organisations or individuals can get permission to come into the school or work with pupils and staff).

Career Education and Guidance Policy;

To view our Career Education and Guidance Policy, please click here.

Monitoring of the CEIAG Programme;

Five Acre Wood School will use a range of techniques to measure and assess the impact of the Careers programme on pupils.  These include:

  • Reports generated from Compass+ on pupil participation and coverage of the Gatsby Benchmarks with support from the school Enterprise Co-Ordinator from the Careers and Enterprise Company.  This is completed three times per academic year.
  • Destination of pupils.
  • Learning walks and communication from the phase leads.
  • Reporting to the Senior Leadership Team and Governance monitoring.
  • We encourage feedback from Teachers, Parents and Students.click here
  • Platforms for recognising career-related learning including Evidence for Learning.

Information for parents/carers (click here)

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