Careers Information

Our Careers Leader is Mrs Rebecca Ruddock and our careers lead Governor is Ian Ahern.

Our offer

We deliver an exciting careers programme through our Life Skills lessons in years 7-10, through regular assemblies, within form tutor time and through linked events, such as:

  • Careers fair
  • Mock interviews
  • Visits to local colleges and apprenticeship providers

We work alongside Halton Careers Education Service to ensure our students get bespoke individual careers, advice and guidance interviews with our advisor(s).  Our Key Stage 4 students also complete a two week work experience placement usually in June. 

Gatsby benchmarks

There are eight Gatsby Benchmarks which every school promotes as part of their careers, advice and guidance offer. We are proud to report that we satisfy 100% of the benchmarks, these are:

  • Offering a stable careers programme
  • Learning from career and labour market information
  • Addressing the needs of each student
  • Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Encounters with employers and employees
  • Experiences of workplaces
  • Encounters with further higher education
  • Provide personal guidance

All students strive to achieve our ten Sandymoor pledges; to maximise their experience of enrichment as well as achieving all eight of the Gatsby benchmarks.

Liverpool City Region Careers Hub

For more information about what a great honour it is to be part of Liverpool City Region Careers Hub click here or use the links below for more information on the data we collect

  • Click here to see how we satisfy 100% of the Gatsby Benchmarks
  • For destination data, please click here
  • Find out more in our Careers Policy 

Our careers strategy is reviewed yearly.