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Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance

We are committed to providing a planned and meaningful programme of impartial careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) and Enterprise Education for all students in Years 7-13. Here, we expect each and every student to ASPIRE……

Achievement in our studies
Succession through school and beyond
Possibilities for the future
Inspiration to be the best we can be
Research to look beyond what we know
Enterprise to venture on all paths through life

Activities are differentiated and personalised to ensure progression in their learning and development, and to strengthen their motivation, aspirations and attainment at school. AGGS provides Careers’ Education and Information in many different forms. This is available to parents, carers and students to help them navigate their way through the many academic and vocational choices they will make during their time at AGGS and beyond.

“Pupils and students are ambitious about their next steps. They benefit from high-quality and impartial careers advice. This inspires pupils and students to be the best that they can be.”

Ofsted Report 2022

Gatsby Benchmarks

AGGS is committed to working to implement the Gatsby Benchmarks, as set out by the Government in 2018. More information about these benchmarks can be found here


Careers & Enterprise Programme at AGGS

CEIAG Timeline

For more information about events in each Key Stage, please see the menu on the left side.

Careers Team

Mrs K Galvin – Careers Lead – or Tel: 0161 912 5912

Mrs K Gillibrand – CEIAG Coordinator –

Mrs K Whatmough – Enterprise Adviser –

Ms A Parkins – Connexions Adviser – or Tel: 0161 911 8600


All departments at AGGS are expected to link their curriculum to real-world career paths. This will be delivered in lessons at each key stage and through trips, employer visits and encounters. If you are a Teacher at AGGS and want more information, you can contact Kate Gillibrand or visit The Careers and Enterprise Company website here.


If you are an employer, please see the ‘Employer’ tab on the left and also see the provider access policy.

How we Measure and Assess the Impact of our Careers Programme

  • Destination measures for Y11 and Y13
  • Student voice, parent/staff feedback
  • Employer feedback
  • Visiting partners
  • Work experience evaluation
  • Compass self-evaluation tool
  • Working with the Enterprise Adviser Network
  • External accreditation:

AGGS is proud to have achieved the Bronze, Silver and Gold Inspiring IAG Award and was re-accredited with the award in January 2016

AGGS Careers Pathways

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Altrincham Grammar School for Girls
Cavendish Road, Bowdon,
Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 2NL
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