Research and analysis

Encouraging girls into STEM-related careers

This Ofsted good practice example shows how the school encourages girls to pursue non-stereotypical careers such as those in STEM-related areas.

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[Withdrawn] Sandbach High School - good practice example

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The school seeks to achieve its high aspirations for the girls through: strong careers education, information, advice and guidance; meaningful work experience; a wide range of extra-curricular activities; competitions; and a celebration of girls’ contribution to STEM activities. The school also seeks to increase girls’ participation in the sciences and technical subjects including: chemistry, biology, mathematics, physics, computer science, textiles and food engineering.

Published 4 November 2015