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Information for Staff & Governors

Information for staff about how best to support careers and learners is available through training and in the staff handbook. Staff should support students by incorporating careers into each lesson and teaching students about transferable skills.

Information for governors about how best to support careers and learners is available on request. Governors should support schools by holding them accountable in reaching the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks and acting as a critical friend.

Further reading for governors can be found at:

Information for Employers

As a school we encourage employers from the workplace and from colleges and universities to contribute to the careers programme at Burnley High School. We want our students to benefit from your expertise so that they can make informed decisions about their future career. We encourage you to be a critical friend and help us to develop a stable careers programme and we are always looking to build relationships with employers so that they can contribute to all aspects of school-life.

If you are interested in sharing your expertise with our students then contact our careers leader for more information or see our provider access policy.


Our Careers Leader is Mr Redman who can be contacted by email on or by phone on 01282 681950.

Review of information published

Our next review of the information published will be in June 2024.

“I love BHS because it really does feel like a family. All staff and students know each other, are extremely supportive of one another and show amazing levels of respect throughout the school. There really isn’t another school like it!”

Miss Yates