Measuring Impact

The impact of careers education at Sir Robert Pattinson Academy is measured in a number of ways, including:

  • Destinations of school leavers onto the next steps of their career journey are recorded and monitored in conjunction with Confident Choices / Lincolnshire County Council
  • Termly Compass+ evaluations carried out by the Director of Careers in line with The Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) guidelines, the results are shared with Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and Governors.
  • Student evaluations of all activities, visits and trips including Y10/12 work experience are carried out to determine the impact and suitability for repeating.
  • Employer feedback is collected, recorded and analysed by the Director of Careers to determine success of Y12 students on work experience and activities such as the academy‚Äôs careers fair.
  • Student voice is utilised to determine the effectiveness of the careers Independent Advice and Guidance (IAG) programme.
  • Regular, planned IAG staff meetings discuss the effectiveness of the careers IAG programme.
  • The Quality of Education Team and SLT monitor work across curriculum areas to embed careers learning into the curriculum, including lesson observations of English, Maths and STEM subjects to ensure Gatsby benchmark 4 is fully met by the school curriculum.
  • Compass+ is a tool provided to school by the Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC) to help plan and evaluate the effectiveness of the careers programme against the Gatsby Benchmarks. A Compass+ evaluation is carried out towards the end of each term by the Director of Careers.


Click on the link below to view the results of the last Compass evaluation for Sir Robert Pattinson Academy:

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