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SHSCC CEIAG Key Staff and Contact Information:



Mr Tim Smith:                    Senior CEIAG Lead/Director of Sixth Form

Mrs Angela Curtis:            Careers Co-ordinator (Level 6 qualified)

Mr Terence Cooper:          Head of PSHE

SHSCC Link Governor:     Mr D Tomlin


Guidance Meetings and booking contact:

All SHSCC students can request a 1:1 guidance meeting at any time with Mrs Curtis.

All Year 11 and Year 13 students will have at least one personal 1:1 guidance meeting to support with transition to post 16 and Post-18 education and training, and to help make them informed choices to suit their aspirations and academic needs.


Parents can contact Mrs Norris or Mrs Curtis if they require any further information regarding our CEIAG programme, support and guidance with their child’s options, applications and future pathways or to arrange a guidance meeting for their child.


If you feel you can offer help for our CEIAG programme, please contact the members of staff listed at the top of this page.



CEIAG as a Whole School Responsibility

At Sir Harry Smith Community we view Career Education Information and Guidance as a whole school responsibility, and we encourage the support of all staff to deliver the programme.


At Sir Harry Smith Community College, we are committed to providing high quality Careers Information and Guidance (CIAG) to help inspire students and to enable them to make well-informed and realistic career decisions.

We aim to meet all eight Gatsby Benchmarks for a “Good Careers Guidance” as identified by the Gatsby Foundation Gatsby Benchmarks | The Careers and Enterprise Company  

Our Leadership team view careers as being the responsibility of all staff in our college, believing we can all make small changes in the curriculum that can have a big impact in the classrooms and student learning. 

We work closely with Growth Works with Skills to deliver a quality careers programme, and you can find out more information about their support from: 

We would like all subject areas to do the following: 

  • have a prominent display that links subject learning and skill development to different careers 
  • develop links with businesses and organisations to invite alumni and other external speakers support careers and curriculum learning 
  • where appropriate to organise external visits by students to local businesses/organisations 
  • take opportunities when presented to cement the link between your curriculum area and careers related learning 
  • take part in careers activities as directed. 
  • consider the needs and interests of all students and ensure that information challenges stereotyping including gender and disability