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Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyWell done to Myles who achieved his personal best at his water skiing competition this weekend in jumping! He really is going from strength to strength. Outstanding effort and achievements.20 hours ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyWell done to our top athletes for yesterdays Athletics, ALFIE 1st Discus and 3rd 100M; GRACE 3rd Long Jump and 200m; DREW; 1ST discus; ELVINA 2nd 800m; ELEANOR 3rd 100m; JAKE 1st Long Jump & 3rd 200m; SAM 2nd 100m. Girls relay team - ESME, BERNEDETTA, MOLLY, ERIN through aswell.1 day ago
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Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyDofe can only run with kind staff volunteering their time to guide, support and encourage these students through the award.Big thanks to all our staff, our assessors, coordinators and parents for their support! Next step - sign off bronze, start silver! @vale_yorkdofepe @AHSDofE https://t.co/RGVLQmpmAE3 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyAll student are home safe and relaxing i hope! Really proud of how well @vale_yorkdofepe and @AHSDofE students have done this weekend! All passed their bronze assessment and can look to do silver next year! Rest well tonight, nice warm bath and home cooked food 😀 https://t.co/GUhdCnwkVW3 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyHard work continues at 7.45am on a sunday! Im not sure how many other students from vale are up and have been this active! Well done guys 😀 https://t.co/aZheWW1D7G3 days ago
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Vale of York Academy achieves award for careers work

Vale of York Academy has been recognised for its outstanding careers work this week.

Vale of York has been awarded the national Quality in Careers Standard by Prospects. The national Quality in Careers Standard is awarded to schools and education providers who can demonstrate the importance they place on careers and how they support students to make decisions about their life after school.

Vale of York Academy continually works to improve the chances and opportunities of all its students. Recognising the importance of preparing students for their future careers the school began working towards the national Quality in Careers Standard.

More than 1,100 schools and colleges are already voluntarily working towards or have achieved the national standard for careers. There is a statutory duty to ‘secure independent careers guidance’ for all students from Year 8 onwards and the Government also recommends that all schools should be required to work towards the national Quality in Careers Standard.

Achieving the national Quality in Careers Standard shows the governors and leadership team at Vale of York Academy embrace, promote and endorse quality careers education and recognise the part it plays in the overall success of the school and its students.

Liz Hardy, Assistant Vice Principal at Vale of York Academy, said: “We are thrilled to have achieved the national Quality in Careers Standard awarded by Prospects. At Vale of York Academy, we recognise the important role school plays in helping students develop their knowledge, skills and experience so they can go out into the world and achieve personal success. This award has provided a flexible framework that enabled us to audit our work on careers and ensure our students are receiving advice, practical support and experience so they are prepared for the next stage of their education, employment, self-employment or training.”

Vale of York’s Principal, Toby Eastaugh, added “This is wonderful news to receive in my first week here! Liz and the team are to be congratulated as they have worked incredibly hard to secure this recognition. Our students benefit from having a framework which ensures that as a school we provide as much information, guidance and support as we can, in readiness for them taking their next steps after school.”

17 January 2019

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