Careers Information for Students

For a wide range of useful resources to help you planning your next steps, visit our dedicated careers website at and the brand new OAT Futures website.

We’re committed to helping you to plan your future beyond OBA. Our offer to you includes, as a minimum:

  • An impartial careers advisor who is in school two days a week
  • Support through the Year 9 options process and choosing what to do after Year 11 and Year 13
  • Careers education in Lessons for Life
  • Work experience in Year 10 and Year 12
  • Visiting speakers from a range of employers, education providers, training providers and apprenticeship services, with a promise that you’ll see at least one employer each year
  • University visits
  • Input from a range of providers of apprenticeship, T-Levels and technical qualifications
  • Access to the Unifrog careers website (use your school email to log in)
  • Support through the UCAS process, for students applying to university, including a visit to the UCAS conference
  • Off-timetable activity days

To book an appointment with our careers advisor, you can ask your form tutor or email Mr Oakes at [email protected]

If you’d like a more detailed look at what we offer, have a look at our parent page

This page was updated on 3rd October 2023 and will be updated again no later than the end of September 2024