Statement of Intent

This policy is underpinned by Sections 42A and 45A of the Education Act 1997, and has regard to the DfE’s statutory guidance, ‘Careers guidance and inspiration in schools’, which was last updated in March 2015.


The main aims of careers provision at Ivanhoe College are to:


  • Prepare pupils for the next stage of their education.

  • Develop an understanding of different career paths.

  • Develop an understanding of the differences between school and work.

  • Inspire pupils to chase and achieve their dreams.

  • Offer targeted support for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people.

  • Instil a healthy attitude towards work

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Updated Coronavirus measures for schools

23 November 2021 Dear Parents/ Carers, Additional coronavirus (COVID-19) measures for schools and educational settings You will be aware that nationally, cases of COVID-19 amongst school aged children are currently high, and Leicestershire is no exception. As a result, all schools and early...

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Design Competition Finalist

A huge congratulations to former Ivanhoe College student, Megan Harris, who has made it through as a regional finalist for the Royal Mail’s –Heroes’ Stamp Design Competition 2021. Megan is one of only 120 young people to reach this stage of the competition, from a staggering 606,049 entr...

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