Careers at West Lancashire Community High School

Our Vision

  • educate, advise and inform our pupils of all pathways that will lead them to employment.
  • to deliver a broad and balanced careers program that will raise aspirations
  • to develop employability skills for them to be positive members of our society and our future work force.


Teaching and Learning at Key Stage 3

  • Students learn about the local community jobs and their roles.
  • Students learn about themselves, their qualities and skills.
  • Students take part in Enterprise Day.


Teaching and Learning at Key Stage 4

  • Students learn about colleges through weekly college links.
  • Students learn about business and enterprise through the working with Wigan Athletic Community Trust.
  • Students participate in Enterprise Day.
  • Students will learn about employability through ASDAN short course accreditations.
  • Students have the opportunity to take part in two work experience placement.


Ways I can help at home

  • Encourage you child to be prepared when they take part in work experience.

  • Encourage your child to be organised.
  • Encourage your child to be aware of their skills and qualities.

Gatsby Benchmarks

  • The eight Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good career guidance developed to support schools and based on good practice across the world.
  • More information about Gatsby Benchmarks can be found in the documents below.

Gatsby Benchmarking

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