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Nottingham Academy

Employability, Careers and Enterprise Goals

We ensure that all young people at Nottingham Academy will have opportunities to develop the following employabilty skills:

  • Invest in themselves, recognise their own strengths and values and take responsibility for developing their work readiness, skills and behaviours (Self-motivated)
  • Have the tools and skills required to present themselves to a future employer (Self-assured)
  • Have high aspirations for themselves (Aspirational)
  • Understand the opportunities available to them locally and beyond, and to make realistic choices (Informed)
  • Have experiences of work that are rewarding and fulfilling (Experienced)
  • Achieve qualifications valued by employers (Achieving)
  • Understand that employers want people who will work hard and are accountable for their actions (Accountable)
  • Understand that employers want young people who can listen and learn from their successes and their mistakes and keep going (Resilient)
  • Work creatively to achieve their potential and that of the business (Entrepreneurial)
  • Have effective communication and co-working skills (Co-operative)

Nottingham Academy and Greenwood Academies Trust continue to promote character building and life skills development as an essential aspect of careers support. Please click the link below to learn more about Your Character Counts.