Welcome to West Moors Middle School. Best middle school results in Dorset for Greater Depth: 33% (compared with an average of 21% across all schools in Dorset) of children attained Greater Depth in Writing. and 26% (compared with an average of 22% across all schools in Dorset) of children attained Greater Depth in Maths.

Career Insights

Career Insights is a free video library source that allows users to search careers they may be interested in and listen first hand to real professionals talk about their journey into that job.

 Each video covers what they studied at school, their transitions from school to further education and into working life. What qualifications and skills are needed for their jobs, what a typical day looks like and advice for someone wanting to pursue a similar career.

https://career-insights.co.uk/video-library

Recommended tools for helping students and parents with career choices:

www.successatschool.org

www.careerpilot.org.uk

www.plotr.co.uk

www.russellgroup.ac.uk

www.prospects.ac.uk

www.startprofile.com

Apprenticeships

If you would like to find out more about the world of apprenticeships please click on the link below for a parents’ pack. It also includes useful information about supporting disabled individuals to access apprenticeships on page 13. https://amazingapprenticeships.com/app/uploads/2010/01/Parent-Pack-January-2020.pdf

Another useful careers website is:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/careers

Careers Coordinator: Mrs Cope