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Compass support prompt questions

Feel confident that your interpretation of the eight Gatsby Benchmarks aligns with that of other schools across the country by using this handy set of prompt questions.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Free
  • Benchmark 2
  • Benchmark 1
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 4
  • Benchmark 6
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 7
  • Benchmark 8
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • SEND

Example Careers Calendar of events

Developed by the team at Solihull Careers Hub, this is an editable overview for an academic year of events and specific weeks across the country to support in planning events and the development of a careers education programme.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 1
  • Benchmark 4
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 7
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

Example evaluations

Improve your planning activity with our quality-assured example evaluation forms – designed for all stakeholders and fully editable to meet your needs.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 4
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 6
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

Journey/roadmap

Make sure everyone knows which way you’re heading: ensure all stakeholders understand your careers programme by using these templates to present it in a visual way.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 1
  • Benchmark 3
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Template
  • SEND

LifeSkills created with Barclays

Access free online interactive resources, ready-made lessons and work experience opportunities – and build them into your progressive careers programme.

  • Employer
  • Parents and Carers
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Benchmark 3
  • Aspiration raising
  • Benchmark 4
  • English embedded careers learning
  • PSHE embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • Further education and skills
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Template
  • SEND

Panjango Online

Make exploring the world of work more engaging via gamification. Panjango Online is designed to demonstrate the importance of education in a fun way.

  • Employer
  • Free
  • Benchmark 4
  • English embedded careers learning
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • PSHE embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Key stage 3
  • Audio
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Videos
  • Virtual

STEM careers toolkit

The STEM Careers Toolkit for secondary schools and colleges is filled with creative ideas and practical suggestions on how to build STEM specific content into your careers strategy.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Free
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Staff training
  • Benchmark 4
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • SEND

Securing Good Transitions: A resource pack to support the next steps of Key Stage 4 pupils with SEND

This resource pack has been developed by DFN Charitable Foundation and Whole School SEND to provide support, materials and practical tips to teachers and other school-based professionals to secure good transitions and destinations into the next stage of education and/or employment for Key Stage 4 Pupils with SEND.

  • Employer
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 7
  • Benchmark 1
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Presentations
  • SEND

Skills Builder Hub

Access a free-to-use online platform that hosts all the tools you need to build the eight essential skills as outlined by the Skills Builder.

  • Employer
  • Parents and Carers
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Benchmark 3
  • Aspiration raising
  • Benchmark 4
  • English embedded careers learning
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Further education and skills
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Template
  • SEND

WOW Show careers guides

Watch two exciting new WOW Show programmes about careers in the NHS – designed for home schooling and beyond.

  • Employer
  • Free
  • Benchmark 5
  • Employer involvement in curriculum
  • Employer talk
  • Speed networking / careers carousel
  • Benchmark 4
  • English embedded careers learning
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • PSHE embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Benchmark 3
  • Addressing stereotypes
  • Aspiration raising
  • Further education and skills
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Videos