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Careers Education

Career-Industry Talks


Spring Term 2020

  • Thursday 9th January - A career in flying

Autumn Term 2019

  • Thursday 12th September - A career in finance
  • Thursday 26th September - A career in nursing
  • Thursday 10th October - A career in law
  • Thursday 7th November - A career in oil and gas
  • Thursday 21st November - A career in the Army

Careers and Work Related Learning

Students at Gordon’s School can expect a wide variety of activities to enhance their Careers and Work Related Education. There are fortnightly careers talks, appointments with our Careers Adviser - Mark Anderson, CV workshops, careers fairs and many other activities. Careers education starts in Y7, and continues until students leave us in Y13.  Y10 and Y12 students also have the opportunity to complete work experience in the last week of the Summer Term.  

Can you help?

We are always looking for innovative ways to improve our careers programme, If you would like to be involved with the careers programme at Gordon’s or know someone at your workplace who could be of any assistance please contact:

Head of Careers:  Ms Caroline Sims - - 01276 858084 x 2403
Independent careers advisor: Mr Mark Anderson - - 01276 858084 x 2403



Careers Calendar 2019-20 
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Investor in Careers Award

The Quality in Careers Standard is designed as a development and external assessment framework for accrediting the highest quality CEIAG provision by education providers. Investor in Careers supports educational providers to meet the National Quality in Careers Standard through our unique 3 stage approach which focuses on Commitment, Organisation, Delivery and Evaluation. Our approach to meeting the national Standards supports schools to deliver effective CEIAG, meet statutory and Ofsted inspection requirements and improve their student’s life chances.

For more information about this award, please click here.

Student Entitlement Statement

At Gordon’s you can expect to have:

  • Access to information and time to research careers during school
  • Talks from people who are in the profession you want to go into
  • Useful work experience (including experience in the industry you would want to be in)
  • Tests to see what job would suit you best
  • No pressure to decide what you want to do
  • Information on the job you want to do – hours, salaries, qualifications and skills

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