Careers at Bolton Islamic Girls School

Through our CEIAG (Careers, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance programme), directly supporting our ethos of ‘Achieving Academic and Moral Excellence’ we aim to support the individual aspirations, achievements and needs of all our pupils by challenging stereotypes and celebrating a diverse range of education and employment paths.

Here are some examples of the type of activities you can expect to take part in throughout your time at BIGS: 

CEIAG programme 

You can also track the main events on your career journey here:

Career Journey

Post 16 Choices

What are your options after BIGS?

 Watch this video and look at the grid below to see what your options are after GCSEs.

Websites to explore

Take this buzzquiz to see which job areas might suit you then start exploring opportunities – from  apprenticeshipor  traineeshiptoresearching some job  families. There’s a huge variety of options you may not have thought of.  

Greater Manchester Higher have a new facility to chat safely to graduate advisors. They will provide support if you Have a question about university, higher education or student life.  Greater Manchester apprenticeships, and careers services explores options in Greater Manchester in different areas. career plan outline can be used by learners to help guide future decisions.

Forage: free virtual work experience programmes from Top companies

Fledgelink: Gets you prepared for life after education, helps you make better decisions and then lands you the ideal job – all from a single app

Springpod: Real time work experience opportunities

UCAS: Universities and colleges advice service

Local College Websites

Bolton College

Bolton Sixth form College

Runshaw College

Bury College

Holy Cross College

Wigan and Leigh College

Salford City College

Canon Slade School

College/Sixth form Open Days

You can find the dates and details of local college/sixth form virtual open events here:

Spring 2021 college open events