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Careers Hub

We encourage and enable students to make and implement well-informed and realistic decisions about their future. We are committed to providing careers support within the PSHE curriculum and impartial careers information and advice with one to one guidance.

We also publish a range of opportunities, job vacancy information, university information and apprenticeships including work experience opportunities.  We arrange mock interviews, seminars including European universities, Higher Education conferences, A level seminars and degree subject seminars, Year 12 Careers/UCAS Calendar, Oxbridge meeting and  UCAS evenings are some of the activities included in the careers programme.

We also invite career professionals and former students into school to talk to appropriate groups of students about their university and career experiences.


The Careers Education Programme

The Careers Education program is in line with the Gatsby Benchmarks. Careers Compass is completed twice per year and action points inform as to how to make continued improvements to the program. If you would like to find out more how each year group is evaluated please download our PDF documents

Calday Grange Grammar School prides itself on the provision it offers all students with comprehensive, impartial and up to date careers information, advice and guidance. Students at Calday Grange Grammar School engage with a diverse range of careers education throughout their time at the school and this is outlined below.

Careers education, information and guidance throughout the school is co-ordinated by Mr S Connell and Mr R Hayes . Mr Hayes can be contacted by email or telephone 0151 6252727.  Please also contact Mr Connell if you require any further information about our careers programme at

The Gatsby Benchmarks


Upcoming Careers Workshops

Want to support our Careers team?

We are currently building a community of former students who are willing to support our careers team at Calday. We will be running career workshops throughout the academic year to support our students by utilising our fantastic Calday alumni.

Please ask you to fill in this form to specify your availabilities?

Useful Links

Offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice with telephone and face-to-face advice to help you plan your future.


The Student Finance calculator gives an indication of what might be available to you for student loans and grants in England, as well as scholarship and bursary information for your place of study.  


This is the website that all students will use to apply to higher education.  All courses are listed and can be searched by subject and region.


The standard offer requirement profile for any course is available here, there are also links to specific higher education institution websites.


The Informed Choices document is produced by the Russell Group and indicates the requirements for degree courses at RG universities. Students need to check that their choice of subjects at AS/A2 level is consistent with their future career aspirations.


The new Health Careers website brings together the very best careers information from across health. It provides information on some of the 350 roles available along with real-life stories and videos of staff. There is also a course finder which lists more than 1,000 courses leading to a career in health.


Unifrog brings into one place every undergraduate university course, apprenticeship, and college course in the UK, as well as other opportunities, such as School Leaver Programmes, MOOCs and every college at Oxford and Cambridge. You can also
explore exciting opportunities further afield by looking at English-taught undergraduate programmes available in Europe and the USA.


Careers Advice,Work Experience and Employer Engagement related services are available remotely and face to face for the start of the academic year with all services Covid-19 compliant.



Look at the posters below to help understand how each subject has apprenticeship options to explore.

Past Workshops

Past Alumni Speakers

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