Impartial careers advice and guidance is provided for students at Holyrood Academy by an Independent Careers Adviser, Emma Higman.
Emma is a Level 6 qualified careers adviser, with extensive experience of providing careers guidance to students in secondary schools. Emma’s expertise includes advising on options within further education, job seeking and apprenticeship opportunities, applications to higher education and labour market information.
Emma is available in the Academy on two days a week. She delivers information, advice and guidance to students both on an individual level and in groups. All Year 11 and Sixth form students are given the opportunity to have an individual careers guidance interview. Emma delivers presentations to students in assemblies, runs workshops and offers a regular lunchtime drop-in in the Learning Centre. She also attends parents' evenings for Years 9-13.
Appointments with Emma can be made via your child's tutor.
A great website to help parents/carers in supporting young people in making the right decisions about study and work can be found here.