Beyond sixth form
Looking forward to life beyond school is central to our sixth form. All students have a weekly dedicated careers lesson delivered by a specialist careers teacher. This ensures that all students receive personalised guidance, leading them to courses and career choices appropriate for their individual preferences.
Our careers lessons include:
- Providing the knowledge of opportunities available
- Developing positive attitudes
- Training in interview techniques
- Guidance to complete application forms professionally
- Visits to universities and careers events
- Support in writing personal statements and UCAS applications
'The careers room is always open for information and individual research. Excellent careers advice is always available whenever you need it'.
We host a biennial careers evening where professionals from a range of fields speak with students one-to-one about their industry and how to be most successful within it. During enrichment week students are able to carry out work experience. We are currently developing exciting links with our parents and alumni in order to build up guest speakers and opportunities for work placements.
Claremont is very pleased that it has an excellent record of securing university places for its students. A full list of destinations and courses studied is available and includes students securing courses at some of the country’s top universities (including Oxbridge and Russell Group institutions), as well as international universities.
Oxbridge/Russell group programme
We have developed a programme to support students in their quest for places at universities including Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell group universities. High academic achievement at GCSE and A level remains the primary requirement and we support that through careers lessons, as well as subject specific support. Students also have the opportunity to receive special training in interview techniques and writing personal statements.