Using the Careers Strategy and the Gatsby Benchmarks as a starting point, Thomas Keble School has developed a wealth of careers education activities to support their students. Joyce Rendell explains

Thomas Keble is a mixed comprehensive school for 11 to 16-year-olds of all abilities. We are situated in beautiful surroundings on the edge of the Cotswolds and serve families from a wide area. Pupil numbers have increased as a result of the many school achievements and its distinctive atmosphere.

We have worked hard at Thomas Keble over the last six years to transform careers education which, in 2014, was recognised by Ofsted as “outstanding”.

The government’s Career Strategy (2017) now presents new challenges for schools and is built around the Gatsby Benchmarks framework.

The eight Gatsby Benchmarks of Good Career Guidance, first published in 2014, are:

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