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Careers and the World of Work

Welcome to Careers and the World of Work at
Boston Endeavour Academy

On this page you will find key information for pupils and parents/carers, staff and other key stakeholders to understand the aims, vision, delivery approaches and impact of careers at BEA.

We deliver an aspirational curriculum that enables our learners to develop the drive and determination to achieve their personal goals.

We have a clear Careers Strategy in place that meets the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks of Good Careers Guidance.

Our strategy supports our learners to develop key employability skills which will enable them to successfully venture on to their appropriate post-school pathway.

Our Careers Lead is Amanda Brooks, Deputy Headteacher.

Our Careers TA Co-ordinator is Charlotte Slough, Teaching Assistant. She is available to support students and will accompany those who may require it.

To contact them, please email or call 01205 345045.


Whether or not our learners progress into the world of work, we aim for all our students to leave Boston Endeavour Academy with a greater understanding of the world in which they live.

We provide opportunities for our students to access a wide range of community services and facilities and encourage them to use this knowledge of their area to become autonomous young adults and take part in making decisions about their future.

In our primary classes, career skills are taught discretely and inclusively across all ages and abilities to prepare our pupils for adulthood. From Year 7 and above, we follow the Department for Education’s statutory careers guidance.

We follow the learning aims of the CDI Career Development Framework which identifies the six career development skills that people need to have a positive career.

We are in the Skills Builder Partnership. As part of our curriculum, we teach eight essential skills. We link these skills to jobs, daily lives and classroom learning.

We use Talentino’s Careers at Every Level programme to enhance our career related learning opportunities.

The Talentino resources support our progress towards pupils achievement of the Gatsby Benchmarks.

We use Compass+, a tool from The Careers & Enterprise Company, to benchmark, manage, track and report on our Careers Programme. Compass+ uses pupil-level data for targeted delivery and effective evaluation.

We complete our evaluations of the Gatsby Benchmarks three times per academic year with our Enterprise Coordinator and/or our Enterprise Adviser and Careers Governor. All careers related activities and our Careers Partners are added to Compass+.

Work Experience

Are you an employer? How can you get involved?

If you are able to offer work experience opportunities within your business setting, or you could give up some of your time to deliver a talk or workshop to our pupils about your business, we would love to hear from you!

Please email our Deputy Headteacher, Amanda Brooks, on

We are very lucky to already work with some great local businesses to provide meaningful work experience placements for our students. Whilst on a placement, students receive endless opportunities to increase many skill sets such as:

– Following instructions
– Communication
– Independence
– Handling money
– Professionalism 

Work experience is a great opportunity to watch our students shine outside of the school environment and see them grow in confidence with each session.

Current External Opportunities

Holy Trinity Nursery

Holy Trinity Nursery offers students the chance for work experience in a Caring Profession.

Tattershall Farm Park

Tattershall Farm Park offers students the chance for work experience with animals.

Blackfriars Theatre

We work with Blackfriars to offer our students a work experience placement that can be very varied. Whether it be on the stage or behind the scenes, or in the cafe.

Inspired Equestrian Solutions at Sunset Farm

Inspired Equestrian Solutions offers students the chance for work experience with horses at Sunset Farm.

Current Internal Opportunities


The pupils run a cafe on site at BEA as part of special event days. Pupils can complete catering work experience placements here.


We have a tuck-shop on site at BEA. Pupils can complete retail work experience placements here.


Pupils are able to complete classroom based work experience at BEA too.

Want to learn more?

Our Careers Lead is available to support students and their families.

To get in touch, please email or call 01205 345045.

More information…

To learn about Further Education, Independent Living, and Social Care, please click on the boxes below, or scroll down further for some useful documentation.

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