Your Career Journey at Wright Robinson College

Careers Guidance at Wright Robinson College

At Wright Robinson we support students to realise their potential. We recognise that an effective Career Education and Guidance programme is vital to raising the aspirations of students and enabling them to make realistic and informed choices about their future employment options.

The Government’s new Careers Strategy published in 2017 set out the plan for building a high quality careers system that will help young people to succeed. The Gatsby Benchmarks define all the elements of an excellent careers program. We are working towards achieving all 8 Gatsby Benchmarks by 2020.

Careers Lead: Christine Pugh
(Level 6 Qualified Career Guidance and Development)

Telephone: 0161 370 5121

Our published Careers information will next be reviewed in September 2021.



New Careers Platform

Xello is a new online careers program that helps students build the skills, knowledge and plans to be future ready. Each student has their own area to develop by doing a variety of exercises.
Here is the link below to get you started.


External Partners

We have close links with many external partners in Greater Manchester including:

Enterprise Adviser – Nafisa Hakim ( Greater Manchester Combined Authority)

Employer Partner WSP – Key Contact Sandra Robinson

GM Higher – Key Contact Sheri Lawal

Manchester CEIAG Team Work and Skills

If you would like to work with our school please refer to our Provider Access Policy or contact our Careers Lead, Christine Pugh. Also see our Career Programme for more information Career Programme

Impact Assessment

We measure and assess the impact of our careers program by utilising:

  • Destination data
  • Employer feedback
  • Work experience evaluation
  • External accreditation – IAG award, Compass Tool, Gatsby Benchmarks
  • Student Council
  • 1 to 1 Guidance Survey with Year 11 students