Mrs J Walkden
Careers & Progression Coordinator

Mr P Longman
Careers Lead

Hamilton Academy is committed to helping students fulfil their potential and experience success through an educational environment which responds to individual need and stimulates and challenges each and every student. The careers education and guidance provision (CEG) is an essential part of the academy curriculum in preparing students for the opportunities, challenges and responsibilities of adult and working life.


The main objective of the CEG programme is to enable students to fulfil individual potential, to raise aspirations, to challenge gender stereotypes, and to provide equal opportunities for all students.

Student entitlement to careers education includes

  • Individual guidance from our Careers Advisors
  • A ‘drop-in’ Careers Library with comprehensive and up-to-date information on opportunities in Education, Training and Employment and computer access for student use .
  • Access to computer programmes (including home user license) offering occupational information and opportunity for career and job exploration.
  • Access to UCAS (Website for colleges and universities in the UK).
  • A Careers Education Programme built into the Learning For Life Curriculum

Please use the below link to access further information.


Students and Parents

You can make an appointment with Jenny Walkden to discuss career options, applications for courses, and training as well as to discuss the implications of choices.

Telephone:  0116 2411823
Email:  [email protected]

Are you an employer, education or training provider who would like to add to one of our events or help us with our careers work?

We have a number lot events into our careers program which would offer you an opportunity to come into school to speak to students and/or their parents/carers.

These include assemblies, careers evenings, input in lessons and drop in sessions at lunch time and after school. We welcome all offers and would love to hear from you.

Our aim is to ensure that our students have up to date information on the full range opportunities available at you establishment and understand what they need to do to achieve their career goals.

What we can offer you You can help us by:
Access to students who may be part of your future workforce Raising the aspirations of our students
Raise your profile to the next generation of learners / employees Making students aware of the range of opportunities available to them
Young minds to help solve your business problems Encouraging students to thinking beyond Yr11
Students who will make well informed choices and have the necessary employability skills to take then into the world of work Helping students to understand the world of work and build employability skills
Students to undertake live briefs (market research) Supporting us by being part of our Yr11 mock  interview panel
Give you the opportunity to contribute to the your wider community Working with groups of students (big / small)
Supporting with CV writing workshops
Mentoring Students
Hosting experience days

Procedure: A provider wishing to request access should contact Jenny Walkden, our Careers and Progression Coordinator

Telephone:  0116 2411823
Email:  [email protected]

Please click here for our Provider access policy statement

To read our Safeguarding policy please see our Polices Page

UCAS Applications

College Links

UCAS Requiremnts

Which University?


Apprenticeships Information

Connexions Leicester City

National Careers Service

NHS Careers