Students at Rushcliffe Spencer Academy 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
  • Help to decide the most appropriate choice for post 16 transition, including further learning, training or employment
  • A programme of careers education which helps to develop skills and knowledge to make choices and the transition to work and learning and
  • An opportunity to learn about the world of work.


Our Careers Lead is Ms Shrutee Desai and our Careers Coordinator is Ms Hollie Waters.

Ms Waters can be contacted via email:, or by telephone on 0115 9744050.

  • A copy of the school Careers policy is available here.
  • A copy of the Provider Access (Baker Clause) policy is available here.

Open Day Events Post 16

Registrations for Nottingham College Open Evening events go live TOMORROW. Here are the dates for October and November:

  • 12th, 13th and 14th October (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
  • 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th and 18th November (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

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Find out what life at Nottingham College is like at one of our open days.

Useful Links and Information – Great resource showing how subject choice impacts on career pathways.  It offers some insightful information into many areas of work and the skills needed. Great website which features impartial, high quality careers and labour market information can help you decide what pathways might be best for you. Apprenticeships are available at multiple levels. From school leavers, people upskilling in their careers and complete career changes. There are hundreds to choose from and this website helps answer any questions you may have.

National Careers Service – this website features lots of useful resources for young people looking to start on the first rung of the career ladder. Includes a CV builder and lots of helpful example career profiles and information.

Decisionz Autumn 2021 E-zine  – Here’s the new autumn Decisionz ‘careers’ e-zine. Jam-packed with top tips, careers advice and local opportunities.

National Coding Week – 13th – 19th September National Coding Week is an annual event that aims to help adults and children with learning digital skills. Have a look at these websites to learn more: and

Success at School produce useful careers guides for parents and carers as well as students.

Here’s an overview of the Parent’s guide and the link to sign up for access:

This guide has been designed to help parents support their children in making informed decisions about their future, and develop the correct skills to help them succeed. Parents will benefit from content on topics including:

  • Pathways into work, including T-levels, apprenticeships and university
  • The importance of employability skills
  • The value of work experience placements
  • Student finance and choosing student accommodation
  • Careers advice dos and don’ts
  • 24-day “skills workout” exercises to complete at home, designed to help young people actively develop eight key employability skills


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