Queen Elizabeth School

QES Careers

Welcome to QES Careers.

During your time at QES we are committed to ensuring you receive high quality impartial careers advice on a range of opportunities, and that you are able to progress onto appropriate courses or employment.

We aim to support you in making well-informed decisions by providing access to differentiated, impartial and independent advice and guidance about the range of options that are most likely to help you achieve their goals.

QES are also extremely fortunate to have the support from many local businesses. This support is engrained into the careers programme offered to you and we will encourage you, where possible, to engage and utilise our strong support partnerships with local employers.

If you need any additional support, information or advice, please do not hesitate to contact the Careers Team at careers@qes.org.uk

Request a careers interview.

If you require a careers interview, click below.

COMPLETE THE FORM

    Request a
    interview

    Please complete the details below and submit to
    request a careers interview. Once requests are
    received you will be contacted by the Careers team to
    arrange a suitable time

    Careers Programme

    Careers Programme

    QES careers programme is a dynamic document which changes as new opportunities arise to provide our students with the best possible career’s information and advice. We may add or alter the programme as the academic year develops, but our aims for each year group remain the same.

    Events

    We host a range of regular events across the year at QES, from Further and Higher Education Fairs, Apprenticeship Evening to ‘Working Lunches’ and Mock Interviews, the aim is to expose you to a diverse range of careers focused people from different backgrounds, business and organisations.

    Events Include:

    Our Future Careers Fair
    20th October 2021
    Higher & Further Education Fair
    16th November 2021
    Work Ready Day
    21st June 2022
    Mock Interviews
    23rd June 2022
    University & Apprenticeship Fair
    8th October 2021
    Enterprise Events
    Working Lunches
    UCAS Express
    Young Linkedin Champions
    Careers Competitions
    Year 7 Working with Parents Day
    8th July 2022
    START
    National Careers Week
    7th - 11th March 2022
    Careers Talks & Assemblies
    Work Experience
    4th - 8th July 2022

    Advice & Guidance

    At QES we are committed to providing our students with a comprehensive programme of careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) for all students in Years 7–13.

    CEIAG is an essential part of the support we offer to students at QES. Effective careers support can help to prepare young people for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life; it can help them to make decisions and manage transitions.

    Please see links below for further advice & guidance

    Work Experience

    All Year 10 students complete one weeks of work experience to develop insight into the day-to-day role of an employee in an organisation, building on skills learned in the classroom, during work ready day and seeing the application of those skills in real life situations.

    Information for parents to support students through the Work Experience process can be found in the Parent Information Document.

    Work Experience 4-8 July 2022

    Information for students can be found in the Student Information Booklet.  There is also a template letter to give students a starting point for contacting employers.

    Once your placement is confirmed please click on the link below and complete the Student Placement Form.