Careers Advice

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Explore the links below to find information on different Careers as well as courses and apprenticeships you can apply for. You can also get help with college applications, interview techniques, building your CV, how to make yourself more employable and much more.

If you would like to talk to someone face to face about what to do next or how to complete application forms, make an appointment to see our dedicated Careers Advisor via your form tutor or drop in to see her Tuesday and Friday lunchtimes in the Study Centre.


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CSW Group

Students at Bucklers Mead Academy have access to valuable careers information, advice and guidance – provided by the organisation CSW Group.

Jackie Martin is your Career and Personal Adviser and she enables students in years 8, 9, 10, and 11 to make a successful transition to the next stage of learning and education.

How your Adviser can help:
Jackie provides independent and impartial careers guidance by providing face-to-face interviews and group works to enable you to consider your options and draw up a plan to achieve your careers aspirations.  All students during years 8, 10 and 11 will be offered and invited to a careers interview or group session.  Students in Year 9 can request a careers interview via their tutor.

About CSW Group:

CSW Group is a provider of impartial, independent careers information, advice and guidance.

CSW Group works with young people to help them to make successful transitions into employment, education and training. We can provide you with information on all the options available to you and support you to find and access your chosen path.

Our advisers work with students in school to identify their individual needs and to steer them towards successful progression.

If you wish to learn more about us or for further information, please visit our website at:

Pupils can also access the CSW Adviser On-Line service. Opening hours are Monday – Friday, 12 noon – 6.00pm –

Your CSW Career and Personal Adviser, Jackie Martin can be contacted via these details:

Jackie Martin

Career and Personal Adviser | CSW Group | 07810 884062 |

Jackie works in school, every Tuesday and every other Thursday.

Social Media
Please ‘like’ the CSW Group – Somerset facebook page to get up to date, local and relevant Careers Information.  There are regular posts on apprenticeship vacancies, careers events, local College, Sixth form and University Open Events and much more –

General Careers Information

College and 6th Form Links