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Careers Education

Career-Industry Talks

Spring Term 2019

  • Tuesday 22nd January - A career in wealth management
  • Tuesday 5th February - A career in human resources
  • Tuesday 26th February - a career in health and nutrition
  • Tuesday 26th March - A career in sports media

Summer Term 2019

  • Tuesday 30th April - A career in counselling
  • Tuesday 14th May - A career in banking
  • Tuesday 7th May - A career in sport

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:  Miss Alexa Tarsey - - 01276 858084 x 2237
Independent careers advisor: Mr Mark Anderson - - 01276 858084 x 2403


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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Careers FairS

Meet the team:

Miss Alexa Tarsey
Head of Careers & Careers Leader
01276 858084 x 2403

Mr Mark Anderson
Independent Careers Advisor
01276 858084 x 2403