Sale High School prides itself on it's careers education. Our exceptional work in this area has led to the school being awarded the 'Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance Quality Award'.




Destinations and progression of previous students

91% of 2016 leavers from Sale High School went on to Further Education

9% went on to train through an apprenticeship

For more information on the progression of our students please read our latest destinations report.


Our Careers advisor, Miss McGuigan gives impartial advice and guidance and is in school on Wednesdays and Thursdays each week.  Please drop in at lunch and breaktime.

All Y11 students will have an individual careers interview with Miss McGuigan.

A careers interview is a confidential conversation. Parents can attend these appointments by contacting the careers advisor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 Year 11 

There are 3 main routes which are available to students: 


  • Choose 3 subjects
  • Ideal if you want to choose a wide range of subjects to study

Vocational course  

  • For those who have a real interest in a particular subject area


  • Earn money and gain industry experience in the workplace and a nationally recognised qualification
  • Most apprenticeships are 4 days in the workplace and 1 day at college or training centre

Further information