Careers at Verulam

Verulam is committed to providing the highest quality careers provision and is working towards ensuring that the government’s required Gatsby Benchmarks are in place within our extensive careers programme.

We firmly believe that it is our role to ensure students are informed, have opportunities to reflect, have access to a wide range of careers opportunities and are thus able to make informed choices about each step of their career. In this regard we are building on a history of successfully meeting the needs of all our students.

The Careers Team

Careers Leader: Richard Hall

Careers Coordinator: Tracey Southward

Sixth Form Careers Coordinator: Nina DuPont

Careers Governor: Melanie Merriden

Gatsby Benchmarks

Verulam School has adopted the findings of the Gatsby Foundation’s research into what makes outstanding school-based career guidance. The eight Gatsby Benchmarks of Good Career Guidance are as follows:

  1. A stable careers programme
  2. Learning from career and labour market information
  3. Addressing the needs of each pupil
  4. Linking curriculum learning to careers
  5. Encounters with employers and employees
  6. Experiences of workplaces
  7. Encounters with further and higher education
  8. Personal guidance

Careers Programme

Verulam School provides rigorous Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) to students at all stages of their school career.  Our Careers Programme for 2018-19 can be found on the Verulam School Careers Programme page.

Careers Policy

Verulam School has a joint Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) policy which is shared with its Albans Academy Trust partners. Our CEIAG Policy for 2019-20 can be found on the Verulam School CEIAG Policy page.

Contact Us

If you would like to assist with a careers event or to share your own career journey with our students please contact us by emailing our Careers Coordinator: Tracey Southward via [email protected]

For advice regarding gaining a place at Verulam School for your son via the Continuing Interest process, or for queries regarding appeals, please contact Ms K Bonass on 01727 754102 or [email protected]

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