During their Career Learning Journey at John Port Spencer Academy, students are entitled to receive:

  • Clear impartial advice and information about all of the options available, so that they understand what they involve
  • Support and guidance to help make choices and devise a career plan for the future
  • Regular personal support or information on how well they are doing
  • Help to decide what to do when they complete their course, including further learning, training or employment
  • A programme of careers education which helps them to develop skills and knowledge to make choices and the transition to work and learning
  • The opportunity to be involved in making decisions about things that effect their learning
  • An opportunity to set out an individual learning plan, and
  • An opportunity to learn about the world of work.

Careers Support

Careers support is delivered through the enrichment days, subjects across the school, themed events (e.g. Enterprise Days) access to a professionally qualified careers adviser and dedicated registration to specialist careers support services.

Careers Corner

We provide monthly ‘Careers Corner’ newsletters for our students. Copies of these are available here:

Apprenticeship, careers and experience opportunities for students

Information about upcoming opportunities for students can be found here: Apprenticeship, careers and experience opportunities for students.

Who to contact at John Port

  • Careers Lead – Mrs Rebecca Lowndes
  • Careers Advisor – Mrs Shirley Coulson


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