Provider Access Policy




Provider Access Policy



Adopted by:  Trinity Catholic College & Sixth Form

Approved by Governors: March 2018

Review Date: March 2019


“An inclusive learning community living out Gospel values”



This policy statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to pupils at the school for the purpose of giving them information about the providers education or training offer. This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.
Pupil Entitlement   

  • All pupils in years 8-13 are entitled to qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available at each transition point.
  • To hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options events, assemblies and group discussions and taster events.
  • To understand how to make applications for a full range of academic and technical courses.


Management of the provider access requests


A provider wishing to request access should contact Julie Barker, Careers and Enterprise Coordinator.

Telephone: 01642 298100  


Opportunities for access

A number of events, integrated into the school careers programme, will offer provides an opportunity to come into school to speak to pupils and/or their parents/ carers.

Please speak to our Careers Leader to identify the most suitable opportunity for you.


Premises and facilities

The school will make the main hall, classrooms or private meeting rooms available for discussions between provider and students, as appropriate to the activity. The school will also make available AV and other specialist equipment to support provider presentations. This will be discussed and agreed in advance of the visit with the Careers Leader or a member of their team.

Providers are welcome to leave a copy of their prospectus or other relevant course literature at the Careers Resource Centre, which is managed by the school librarian. The Resource Centre is available to all students at lunch and break times.


Approval and review


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