BHA Careers Team

Core Careers Team

Miss A KaileyTeacher of Mathematics, Careers and Aspirations Lead

As the Careers and Aspirations Lead for Bristnall Hall Academy, Miss Kailey is responsible for the development and successful implementation of our whole school programme for CEIAG. Managing all external business links for Bristnall Hall Academy, Miss Kailey ensures that all students have regular exposure to various industries throughout their learning journey at Bristnall Hall Academy. As a result, all students are equipped to make informed decisions about their future study and employment.

Mr R BhatoeSubject Leader of Geography, AimHigher Coordinator

At Bristnall Hall Academy, social mobility is at the heart of our CEIAG. Mr Bhatoe is collaborating with the external organisation, AimHigherWM, to provide opportunities that enhance employability and social mobility for all Bristnall Hall students. This includes an extensive range of trips to further and higher education institutions and work places, internally held workshops with only high calibre guest speakers and our bespoke AimHigher aspirations mentoring programme.

Miss F Hadlington Teacher of Science, STEM lead

We recognise the country’s growing need for a STEM skilled workforce. In response to this and guided by the DfE’s ‘Report of the STEM review’ Miss Hadlington’s bespoke STEM programme ensures all students have extensive knowledge and exposure to STEM in the world of employment. This includes visits from STEM professionals such as medics, engineers, mathematicians and forensics scientists, as well as creative workshops delivered by STEM experts, and our very popular in-house STEM club.

Mrs J BhogalNumeracy Coordinator, Finance Education Lead

Our Finance Education programme supports our students in becoming financially responsible citizens in the future. Mrs Bhogal utilises links with local banks to inform students about areas of finance and implements the national money week scheme. As such, all students participate in a differentiated scheme of finance education across 5 years at Bristnall Hall Academy. This programme gives students knowledge of bank accounts, debt, savings schemes, loans and mortgages as well as pensions and student finance.

Miss S HoldenTeacher of Geography, DofE Lead

The Duke of Edinburgh’s award is one of the many opportunities that enable our students to develop non-cognitive skills. Miss Holden facilitates the Bronze and Silver DofE awards, where students participate in community service, physical recreation and learn new skills.


Our in-house connexions advisors provide routine careers advice appointments for all students.


Wider Academy Careers Team

Year Leaders

Using CEIAG as a key driver for wellbeing and excellence at our Academy, our pastoral team are responsible for the following areas of CEIAG.

Ms C Brzosco – Year 6/7 Transition

Mr C Brookes – Wellbeing for education and work

Mr J Neadle – Preparing for Options

Ms S Samuels – Year 10 Work Experience

Mrs N Lambert – Success in GCSE’s and beyond

Curriculum Careers Champions

Our curriculum careers champions ensure our CEIAG is well woven into the curriculum, providing our students with maximum opportunity to explore industries and employment as part of their subject studies.

Miss I Chance (Mathematics)

Mr D Lannon (English)

Mr H Abbas (Science)

Mr A Thickett (Humanities)

Mr L Smith (PE)

Mr P Jeffreys (Technology)

Miss J Mole (Business and Computing)

Mrs S Tranter (PSHE)

Mr G Whall (SEN)


Monitoring and Quality Assurance

BHA’s CEIAG is regularly reviewed and quality assured by;

Mrs A Jackson – Assistant Principal, DSL, Personal Development Lead

Mr K Uppal – Principal

Mrs S Burroughs – Chair of Governors