Our vision is to prepare pupils for a safe happy and productive adult life, so careers information, advice and guidance  is an important focus for pupils at Iford Academy.

Meet the Careers Information, Advice & Guidance team.

M Bradnam – CIAG support          I Smith – CIAG lead

The Iford Academy curriculum content highlights real life application of subjects being taught to Careers and life skills. This is particularly evident in the close links to the content of our Personal Development lessons.

Linking careers to learning features across our curriculum subjects along side our careers strategy.


Iford Academy Careers Journey

Careers Strategic Plan

GATSBY compass-score Nov 2021

Application for Provider Access

Careers Programme 2021 Iford Academy

The Gatsby Benchmarks are a key part of the Government’s careers strategy for schools

The Gatsby Benchmarks have a key role in:


We pride our selves on forging robust and meaningful partnerships within our local community and beyond to ensure that every student has access to a full range of options.


Year 11 Destinations


Other Websites, Labour Market Information and support;

LMI For All

Career Pilot

National Careers Service