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Careers and destinations

Grace Academy Coventry provide high quality, independent careers guidance and advice which encourages a wide range of career aspirations for our students. This journey starts in Year 7 and by Year 11 (or 13), students leave ready for the world of work or Higher Education.

We are proud to share our most recent careers and destinations information, relating to 2020/2021 (Accurate as of January 2023):

List of Destinations (KS4)


6th Form & Further Education


Apprenticeships & Employment


Not yet in Work or Learning




Total in Further Ed/6th Form/Apprenticeships/Employment:

Careers at Grace Academy

Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) at Grace Academy is tailored to individual needs and aimed at widening student’s horizons, challenging stereotypes, and raising aspirations to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to make transitions that allow for successful future employment outcomes. This commitment includes positively supporting social mobility to ensure improved opportunities for all students. We are committed to working towards all the Gatsby benchmarks so that every student can have the right information, right skills, and right experiences to build a rewarding career.

We aim to ensure that the careers provision is both effective and impartial with the equality of opportunity so every student can benefit. To support this and in line with statutory responsibilities, we will use the Gatsby Benchmarks for “Good Careers Guidance” as our measure and careers activities will be designed to meet them. We ensure that:

  • All students have access to independent career guidance including access to external sources of information and the full range of education and training Post 16 and beyond: apprenticeships (including technical, higher and degree apprenticeships), A Level, vocational college courses, T Level training and university pathways.
  • That every student in year 11 will have a one-to-one careers interview that is tailored to their needs and is with a Level 6 qualified careers advisor.
  • The careers programme of activities from year 7 to 11 fully meet the career requirements of each stage and offers equable opportunity.
  • The career programme engages students with the width and knowledge of the various career learning opportunities available to them and how an understanding of their knowledge and skills will enable them to find suitable careers.

For students:

What do you need to know in terms of education, training and work?
In a constantly evolving world, it can be hard to understand the different options
and pathways available to you. Are apprenticeships right for you? Should you be
considering A-levels, BTECs or T-levels?

Below you will find some links that will support you on this journey:
qualification-levels training/pre-application-support/careers-advice-and-guidance-activities- support-students-send

For parents: 

What does your child need to know in terms of education, training, and work?
As parents/carers, we are sometimes expected to have all the answers, but in a constantly evolving world it can be a struggle to keep up with the latest options for our children. 
Are apprenticeships right for your child? Should they be considering A-levels, BTECs or T-levels? 

At Grace Academy, we believe in supporting our families, not just our
students. We are here to help you guide your child in ways that will set them up for future success and below we have provided links and resources to support you in this.


Further careers resources for students, parents and teachers

An employer / provider wishing to request access should contact Manroop Gill, email:


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We can achieve so much more than we think we can


Success doesn’t happen by mistake


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Honesty and doing the right thing are what really counts


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