@Caldicot_Sch

07:16 AM - 28 Sep 2022

We are really looking forward to seeing Year 6 families tomorrow 5.30pm to 7.30pm. https://t.co/tANyGUm6V7

11:59 AM - 24 Sep 2022

Contact if you are a local or national employer and you are interested in attending our upcoming Career Fair. https://t.co/uEiunXqfYf

20:44 PM - 22 Sep 2022

We have exciting opportunities at the school for Teacher of Welsh, 2nd in Mathematics and Teacher of Chemistry. Please click on the link to find out more. https://t.co/R6BvasiUI2

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1572904275155779584

12:02 PM - 22 Sep 2022

Congratulations to Maddy in Year 12 for being awarded the prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship following a rigorous application, examination and interview process. A fantastic achievement! https://t.co/cPpgCsmBXt

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1572573872947331072

14:10 PM - 21 Sep 2022

We invite all Year 6 families to our open evening next Thursday (29th September). Tours of the school will be available from 5:30pm until 7:30pm, with presentations by headteacher Steven Grech at 5:30pm and 7pm. https://t.co/Prrc2MHcoB

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1572252075739734019

16:51 PM - 20 Sep 2022

We are incredibly proud to learn that Caldicot alumna, Emily Batten has represented the Royal Marines Band Service as a clarinettist in HLM Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral procession yesterday, following 7 years of duty. What a spectacular achievement, Emily! 👏🏼 https://t.co/0ZiPltzO8U

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1570359276358758406

11:30 AM - 15 Sep 2022

Reminder: The school will be closed to all pupils and staff on Monday (September 19th) for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's State Funeral. https://t.co/XxYPGnwCME

14:41 PM - 14 Sep 2022

A reminder of our Year 9 Introduction to GCSE evening on Thursday 16th September at 6.00pm. A link to join the online meeting has been sent to families.

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1567946101013233665

19:40 PM - 8 Sep 2022

Following the passing of HM The Queen, our thoughts are with the . We offer our condolences to all who mourn her and, as our longest reigning monarch, we give thanks for her life of dedication and service. https://t.co/A0D7f8qB7t

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1567866608084828161

14:25 PM - 8 Sep 2022

Meet Juno, who is in training to be the Wellbeing Dog at the school. Juno has enjoyed spending some time on-site with Mrs Llewellyn this week! https://t.co/QpBgLg6ZYQ

Careers

Careers and World of Work programmes comprise a combination of careers education provided as part of the curriculum and impartial careers information, advice and guidance.

The school aim is to equip young people with the knowledge and skills to plan their learning and careers and to be aware of the skills required to be successful in employment and further education. We seek to encourage our students to

  • explore the attitudes and values required for employability and lifelong learning;
  • plan and manage their opportunities in learning and work;
  • make effective career choices;
  • become entrepreneurial;
  • flourish in a variety of work settings;
  • become motivated, set long term goals and overcome barriers;
  • see the relevance of their studies to their life and work;
  • develop key skills and other skills required by employers; and
  • prepare for the challenges, choices and responsibilities of work and adult life.

How does the school help students?
The school works with many external organisations to provide pupils with an extensive work-related education programme. This is done through:

  • careers fair;
  • work experience;
  • Welsh Baccalaureate;
  • Enterprise opportunities;
  • support from Careers Wales representative;
  • notice board for apprenticeships or employment opportunities; and
  • links to further education opportunities.