Three-year data collection plan

This resource is an example timeline for the collation of destination data from year 11, for three years – developed by the team at Bridge in Greater Manchester. It provides ideas and potential opportunities as to when data could be collected and verified to support the benchmark requirements, as well as the analysis of destination data.


  • Careers Leader
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Destinations data
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Template
  • SEND
Top tips
  • For effective use, this timeline should be shared in the careers programme and with all staff to support the collection of data
  • Once collected, it is important that the intended data and actual data are analysed to support future programme planning
  • Data can be collected using the example from page 16 of the destination