The Skills to Succeed Academy

The Skills to Succeed Academy has been designed to help build skills, knowledge and confidence and empower learners to take ownership of their careers.

  • The Skills to Succeed Academy enables non-specialists to deliver careers education and employability skills with ease
  • The Skills to Succeed Academy provides a suite of skills that can help students develop in the subject areas of PSHE, ICT and literacy
  • The Skills to Succeed Academy contains a blend of tasks and activities to appeal to different learning styles, it teaches complex soft skills including tone and body language.
  • There are two delivery options available: group delivery or self-study, either supported or independent
  • There are various courses, such as the ‘Online Professional Presence’ course which supports the social and emotional development of students
  • The Academy is aligned with 'Outstanding' Ofsted criteria and Gatsby Benchmarks


To get started as a teacher, please see the Educator’s Guide below or visit Skills to Succeed Academy (

and register as a staff member using access code: ACCESS4STF.


Please do not share this code with learners who register using a learner access code: ACCESS


  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Lesson plans
  • Virtual