By providing specialist support, we help our pupils develop employability skills and make informed choices about careers options
At Highgate, we’ve created a dynamic and innovative careers and employability programme tailored to meet the individual needs of each year group as they explore their future opportunities.
In addition, pupils receive extensive help and support with their university applications from our experienced higher education team.
Read more about why we won Careers Programme of 2020-21 here
Navigating careers and exploring options can be tough. To make sure our our pupils receive relevant, up-to-to-date advice, we employ a full-time Careers and Employability Specialist who works very closely with our Deputy Head (Pupils’ Personal Development and Employability).
Through our ambitious programme, we want pupils, including those from partner schools, to develop a clearer understanding of their own personal motivations, values and know the different opportunities available to them.
Activities are tailored for specific year groups. Here’s a sample of what takes place across the different age groups:
Alongside this core compulsory activity, there are many other opportunities for pupils throughout the year:
We are lucky to be able to draw on the expertise of our dedicated alumni and parent body who provide significant support for our many initiatives. If you are interested in taking part to help pupils, please contact us.