DEBP is delighted to have secured Personal Guidance funding from The Careers and Enterprise Company. We’ll deliver F.I.R.S.T+, a whole school approach to Personal Guidance.  It will be accessed by 3200 young people across five schools.

It has differentiated levels of support according to need.  It’ll commence in Year 7 with continued support throughout Post-16.

The programme will focus on the themes space and time, preparation and feedback, effective interviews and having professionally qualified staff.  DEBP shall ensure comprehensive personal guidance support is achieved.  It has the additional benefits of meeting Gatsby Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 and 5.

This programme will ensure that all students are empowered with the skills needed for successful decision making and clear progression pathways.

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