Careers Web

News and Events

Throughout the year our careers team organise different events inviting external organisations into the Academy.  These include:

  • Universities
  • Colleges
  • Local Businesses
  • Apprenticeship Providers

These will be announced via our school student/parent termly newsletter and this section of the Gosford Hill Academy website.

Work Experience Week  will take place Monday 10th June - Friday 14th June 2019 

All year 10 students are expected to have found a suitable placement for work experience week.

What do I need to do?

  • Take home a consent form and bring it back completed with parent/guardian signature
  • find a suitable placement
  • take employer details to Mrs Franklin (name of manager, phone number, email address & company address)
  • pass the employer our email address and ask them to send a copy of their liability insurance-

What will the school will do to support you?

  • Provide a guidance pack which can be located on this site
  • Give you access to previous employers who have taken work experience students
  • Using the online tools, help you create cover letters/expression of interests
  • Support/guidance from form tutors, house leaders and the careers co-ordinator

BMW Careers Fest - Tuesday 22nd January 2019

The BMW group are hosting another careers fair which is open to all local schools for students in years 10 and 11.  There will be a wide range of employers, college and apprenticeship providers representing their organisations and talking to the students about what options there are for life after school.

A number of our current year 11 students visited earlier this year, and we are pleased to announce that we will be taking a number of our current year 10 students to this event.

Apprenticeship opportunity at BMW Group

Would your child be interested in applying for an apprenticeship with BMW Group?  Recruitment is now open, and the recruitment and training teams are holding an Apprenticeship open evening on Thursday 17th January 19 from 5.30pm in.

The event is aimed at parents, teachers and current year 11-13 students looking to start an apprenticeship in August 2019 onwards.  It will give them the fantastic opportunity to talk to current and former apprentices, as well as training managers, to find out more about the programmes contents and benefits.

In addition, they will have the chance to get advice on the recruitment process from the recruitment team.


The event will take place in the T-building, and visitors can join from either 5.30-7pm or 7.00-8.30pm.  Registrations can be made via

Year 8 Options Evening                   

To have a focused approach to GCSE choices in the Spring Term, we will hold an options evening for year 8 students on Wednesday 23rd January 2019.  The evening will provide parents with an opportunity to see the GCSE options available in more detail, and it is therefore crucial parents attend in order to support their son/daughters option choices.  The careers co-coordinator and careers advisor will also be present on the evening to offer any advice and guidance if required.