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Careers and Futures

A Note For Employers and Training Providers


Baker Clause Policy Statement on Provider Access    

This statement sets out our arrangements for managing access of Employers, Education and Training providers to our students at Mount Tamar School, for the purpose of giving all of our stakeholders up-to-date information about the provider’s Education or Training offer. This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.  


Mount Tamar  is working to achieve the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks  using these to empower the statutory guidelines into our planning and delivery of a comprehensive Careers Programme to students across Key Stages 2-4.  As part of our commitment to providing up-to-date Careers and Guidance information to our students and parents, we include Labour Market Information and the full range of Employment, Learning and Training pathways on offer to our students at Post-16.  We are therefore happy to receive requests from Training, Apprenticeship and Vocational Educational Providers, as well as from Employers, to engage our students in the possibilities that may await them when they leave us, to embark upon the next stage of their journey at Post-16.  

We are continually looking to work with a variety of providers who are ready to embrace students with SEND and would welcome contact from both local, regional and national Employers; providers of Training and Further Education. Any provider wishing to request access to Mount Tamar Mandy Turner - Careers Lead

As a School we will discuss all aspects of careers with each and every one of our students and help them all with their transition into the next stage of their education and entry into the world of work. Nevertheless, it is important for you all to have further information that can be reviewed in your own time.

As a parent with teenage children aged between 14 and 19 years old, you want to help them make the right decisions about what to do after their exams and vocational courses with us are completed. Here is a video which outlines the options out young people have at post 16.

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In this section of our site, you can find news about upcoming careers events, and careers resources for our young people, to help them choose and pursue a career after Mount Tamar.

If you are interested in working or volunteering with us, you will also find that information here, under Our Vacancies.

Below you can find more general guides to help young people make career choices, and to help adults support them.

At the very bottom of the page you can find a guide to help you continue careers education at home.

The Parents' Guide

The Parents' Guide is one of the best places to go. Their guides are written especially for parents – so you can understand all your child’s options and be able to give them the right advice at the right time.

Please click on the picture below to be taken directly to The Parents' Guide website.


This magazine is a fantastic way to keep abreast of the latest careers advice and guidance.

Click on the image of either the CareerMag for School Leavers or the CareerMag for Parents to read the latest issue free!

Career Mag February edition

Skills Launchpad Plymouth

Skills Launchpad Plymouth supports those who are seeking work, facing redundancy or changing careers through the    Adult Hub for those aged 25 years+, and offering targeted support for young people aged 16-24 years including those with additional needs through the Youth Hub.

Click on the image to go to the Skills Launchpad Plymouth website.

Post 16 Options Chart

This chart is here to help our young people choose between the post 16 options, mentioned in the video.

Other Resources

Please use the link to find out more about how you can explore and develop Essential Skills for personal development, learning and future  employment.

Remember to login to Career Pilot and explore where you are on your journey towards Post-16 education and future employment.  If you haven’t already registered – please take the time to register through the site using your school email address.

Success at School is the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice.


Mount Tamar also has strong links to the local Post 16 and Universities in the area and give many opportunities for visits and experiences.

Below are some great websites that will help you, just click the Image to get redirected.

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