Here, you will find all the latest Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG). In the delivery of IAG, we support our Learners, their Parents or Guardians, and Employers based on individual needs, circumstances and interest.

We place an emphasis on independent learning, self-assessment and decision making by providing online information and advice that is easy to access, clear, relevant and up to date.

  • The Wider Curriculum

    The wider curriculum subjects are an integral part of work-based learning covering: Employability Training, Cultural Development, PREVENT, Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding and Information, Advice and Guidance. This guide explores the different topics to help prepare you for both work and life, delivering a well-balanced curriculum.

    Please see the full document here: The Wider Curriculum

  • Anti-bullying resources

    Bullying affects us all. But what is bullying and how can you spot the signs? Here is a selection of helpful links and resources:

    Antibullying Alliance
    Ditch the label
    Antibullying Pro from the Diana Award
    Derbyshire County Council have a fantastic group of pages full of resources.

    Our Safeguarding Office, Nicky McDonald, is available to provide Information, Advice and Guidance if you or anyone you know has been affected by bullying. You can contact us by emailing

  • Mental Health and Well-being

    When it comes to our mental well-being and considering what help is available, we are often stuck and at times afraid to ask. You are not alone. We take the health and mental well-being seriously with our Learners, we have provided a list of helpful links and resources:

    British Grooms Association – Grooms Minds – an online recourse centre supporting mental health and well-being for their Members.

    Young Minds – fighting for young people’s mental health; leading the way to support young minds to ensure they are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges.

    The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has launched a website to help young people have more engagement in mental health support and to give them a greater say in the treatment they receive.