Jane Lane School

Churchill Road, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 0JH






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Careers at Jane Lane School 

 Jane Lane School are committed to Careers Education as a vital means of giving all students the skills, knowledge and understanding to manage their own lifelong learning and career development.  Careers Education will prepare students for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of education, training and employment and also the challenges of adult life.  

 Our Objectives  

  1. Self-development – to increase self-awareness and gain confidence in making decisions and choices concerning education, training and work. Students need to be able to assess their strengths, limitations and potential to facilitate sensible decision-making.
  2. World of Work – to access and examine sources of information so that they are aware of the range of courses and progression routes open to them at 16+. This will involve group and individual guidance and pupils will be encouraged to use a range of websites and use an online       psychometric careers assessment tool from the Careersoft JED computer package.
  3. Career Management – students will create a career action plan with smart targets in Key Stage 4 Basic Skills lessons. This will enable them to negotiate the key transition to employment or training.
  4. Transition – students will be effectively supported to deal with their key career decision making transition points at Years 9 and 10, Year 11 and onwards. This support will be provided during Careers lessons, at Careers events both within and outside of school, Careers meetings with the Advisor and by the Careers Lead.



Please click the links below to explore options for your child's future

SEND My Choices Guide

Supported Internships and traineeships - parent guide

Your Future Black Country

Skills Tank

Walsall College

The Transition Hub Brownhills

Wolverhampton College

Sandwell College

South Staffordshire College - Rodbaston Campus

South Staffordshire College - Supported Learning

Queen Alexandra College  - Birmingham

South and City College - Birmingham

Hereward College

Heart of Birmingham Vocational College


Juniper Training

Nova Training

Walsall Works

Connexions Sandwell

National Careers Service

icould - contains video information on a variety of careers

Bitesize careers 

Natwest Careersense

Council for Disabled Children

United Response

Disability Rights UK

National Grid Supported Internships

Evenbreak - accessible job search

Please click this link for traineeship vacancies from Juniper Training





Black Country Skills Factory - My Choices 

Information on the local labour market can be downloaded below: 

 Walsall Construction Overview.pdfDownload
 Walsall Digital and Technology Overview.pdfDownload
 Walsall Haulage and Logistics Overview.pdfDownload
 Walsall Health and Social Care Overview.pdfDownload
 Walsall Hospitality Overview.pdfDownload
 Walsall Manufacturing and Engineering Overview.pdfDownload
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Hareward College Provides study programmes, learning experiences, and award winning work placements for young people (age 16-25) with complex disabilities and learning difficulties


Our Policy

Draft PAL Statement. Updated September 2023

Careers Programme

Destinations Data 2021-2022

Destinations Data 2020-2021

Destinations Data 2019-2020

Labour Market Information