Information for Businesses & External Education Provision

Stretford High School enjoy having strong working relationships and huge support with our career programme with:

Growth Company


Trafford College Group


The Manchester College


Salford City College


Connell Co-op College


The Midland Hotel (As part of the Hotel/Schools liaison)



If you are a local business and would like to support our career programme we would love to hear from you, this could be:

  •  A short Virtual/in person talk about your profession/business to our students
  • Support our students with mock interviews, interview techniques/CV writing
  • Attending one of our career Fairs
  • Offering Work experience placement or a visit to your place of work
  • Bespoke workshop for an hour, half a day or a day

Provider Access Policy Introduction (policy HERE)

This policy statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to pupils at the school for the purpose of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer. This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.

Student entitlement: All students in Years 7 to 13 are entitled:

  • To find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available at each transition point;
  • To hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options events, assemblies and group discussions and taster events;
  • To understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses.

Management of provider access requests 

Management of provider access requests Procedure A provider wishing to request access should contact Mrs Jennie Edwards [email protected]

Please speak to our Careers Leader to identify the most suitable opportunity for you.

Premises and facilities 

The school will make the main hall, classrooms or private meeting rooms available for discussions between the provider and students, as appropriate to the activity. The school will also make available AV and other specialist equipment to support provider presentations. This will all be discussed and agreed in advance of the visit with the Careers Leader or a member of their team. Providers are welcome to leave a copy of their prospectus or other relevant course literature at the Careers Room, which is managed by Miss Edwards and Connections. The Resource Centre is available to all students at lunch and break times.