All learners at The Malling School receive careers education, information, advice and guidance that will enable them to choose 14-19 pathways that are right for them and, to be able to manage their careers, sustain employability and achieve personal and economic wellbeing throughout their lives.

As pupils move through the school they will participate in:

  • Careers lessons during PSHE
  • Careers related assemblies
  • Careers activities throughout National Careers Week
  • Mock Interview Day in Year 10 and 12
  • Invitation to Employability Skills events in Year 11
  • Invitation to Healthcare: The Academy at Maidstone Hospital
  • Invitation to Kent Choices Live Careers Fair for Years 11 and 13
  • Higher Education Exhibition in Year 12
  • UCAS and Post 18 Options days in Year 13
  • Invitation to university trips across all year groups
  • Access to individual careers guidance interviews

The Malling School’s Careers Adviser, Mrs Lisa Pizzey is available Monday –Thursday. Pupils can drop in to see her with any careers questions during any break or lunchtime, and she can also be contacted by e-mail or by telephone on (01732) 840995 (ext 216)

To read the Student Entitlement Statements for careers education, information, advice and guidance which give details year by year of the careers programme, click here

The full Careers Policy can be found on the Policies page of this website.

Other sources of information to support careers advice: Take the buzz test on to find out your personality animal type and the career areas that would suit you. - Want to find out about apprenticeships?  Use the apprenticeship website to register for vacancies and look up information. - National Careers Service website sets out job profiles and groups jobs by type and is useful to find out what the job is like and the qualifications you need. - Here you will find information about Sixth Form and College courses in Kent, all important when researching your options in Year 11.  You will also use this website to make your applications online, track their progress and accept offers. ... More than just an application process. Search for courses and access guidance on personal statements, deadlines and other vital information.    Enter the qualifications and subjects that you are studying in the 6th form to find out which courses you can access. Search for courses and much more.