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Careers Education, Information and Guidance (CEIAG) along with working with employers has a large impact on preparing students for post 16 education and the working world. 

Effective careers guidance helps inspire students towards further study and enables them to make informed decisions about the choices that are open to them. It helps them to understand enough about the world of work to know what skills they need to succeed. The best careers guidance helps open student’s eyes to careers they may not have considered and encourage them to aspire to achieve highly.

The Academy provides impartial information, advice and guidance on careers education as well as employability skills that students can use to help them effectively plan for their future. We have a varied and full programme of opportunities that supports our students in making decsions about their future. 

This involves a high level of support around higher education, apprenticeships and employment.  The aim is to ensure all students secure the places on the right courses at the right level to sustain post-16 destinations and beyond.


Careers Strategy

To view out Careers Stategy, please click here.


Some Key Facts about Leadership and Management

The academy places a premium on the design and delivery of high quality CEIAG for all students at KS3 and KS4.

The Careers Leader has leadership and management of CEIAG and is supported by a memember of the senior leadership team on raising participation and ensuring all students experience a high level of careers education whilst at the academy.

The academy provides Independent Careers Advice from a Level 6 qualified Careers Adviser and all students will have at least one meeting with the Careers Adviser before they leave in year 11.  The role of the Careers Adviser is to provide impartial information, advice and guidance for students and support the application process and planning of post-16 options. 

The academy works closely with external providers such as The University of Portsmouth, Havant & South Downs College, Highbury College and Portsmouth College, and a number of other local colleges to ensure that student transition is smooth and that students have a good knowledge of the courses and training that each establishment provides.  All members of staff are expected to contribute to CEIAG through their roles as tutors and subject leaders.


Careers Leader

Our Careers Leaders are Matt Nelson and John Titcombe who can be contacted on 02392 370321 or via email on matt.nelson@castleviewacademy.org.uk or  john.titcombe@castleviewacademy.org.uk


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Student Destinations after Castle View Academy

In 2023, 18 academy leavers went on to study at City of Portsmouth College, 12 went on to Havant and South Downs College and 1 is undertaking an apprentiship with Portsmouth City Council. 


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