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13/05/21

Thanks to for delivering such a brilliant and engaging day to our Year 8s! https://t.co/aRl80tkqAt

12/05/21

Retweetd From The Talent Foundry

We're having an amazing day delivering the to Year 7 students at . A fun, full day workshop linking maths to real-life! For more info, click here: https://t.co/BHftXmZL8O https://t.co/wAPz7vAXiP

19/10/20

Retweetd From THE PECKHAM PECULIAR

Amgad Salih, a 19 year old student from Peckham who is studying at the University of Oxford, shared this picture that his friend organised. They recreated the typical Oxford Bullingdon picture but with black students, to show black representation and inspire more Peckham people. https://t.co/F5L6ugILzz

15/09/20

Vacancy for a cover supervisor to join our support staff.https://t.co/vVflBSWYBl

15/09/20

We’re looking for an ambitious SEND teacher to join our amazing team! https://t.co/rODUGij3me

10/09/20

A fantastic opportunity to join a highly successful and forward-thinking English department! https://t.co/UYAVb00jrs

19/08/20

Thank you to Paul Jones who went above and beyond to ensure students were supported with grade appeals!

17/08/20

Just sent you a DM.

13/08/20

An incredible achievement by Gyalpo Dongo Aguirre who will be making America great again by studying Physics and Computer Science at Well done, Gyalpo!

13/08/20

Retweetd From Imperial College

Fantastic results, Neha! Welcome to community and ! https://t.co/g5KCqMzjEc

13/08/20

Well done to Neha Yasin for achieving 4 A*s today. She will be reading Physics . We wish you all the best for the next stage in your life!

13/08/20

Well done to all students in Year 13 today. We’re really proud of all of your achievements and you have shown great resilience in such a challenging year.

13/08/20

Huge congratulations to Amgad Salih who is on his way to to read Economics. We’re so proud of you! https://t.co/3Ex75EFLhY

22/07/20

Retweetd From JCP in South London

Admin Officer in Info/Apply: https://t.co/nDr2wPM62B https://t.co/qIWB74BRSa

08/07/20

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There are only 2 days left for eligible families to register for Free School Meals and access support through the COVID Summer Food Fund. - RT and find out more here: https://t.co/bzgCyh9Bmc

30/06/20

Retweetd From BBC Young Reporter

Calling all students from , , , and who joined the virtual workshop earlier today - here's a reminder of the simple advice to check the sources in an online news story 👇 https://t.co/FRQ0aOs5cc

30/06/20

Retweetd From BBC Young Reporter

'Is it REAL?' The question we asked to students from , , , , and who joined us for our navigating news workshop earlier today. Thanks to Team for organising! https://t.co/I3pJ9UIXp5

30/06/20

Retweetd From WandSchoolGames

Come on Take on Ru's Boccia Challenge- let's see what you have in your locker!

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Careers Education

Careers education is about inspiration and aspiration as much as advice.

The central aim of Harris Academy Battersea is to provide effective education and training for all of our students. Through a well-structured and highly effective programme of careers education, we believe that all can achieve both in school and in adult life.


Click HERE to download Issue 4 of our Careers Corner newsletter - Years 7-8.

Click HERE to download Issue 4 of our Careers Corner newsletter - Years 9-10.

Click HERE to download Issue 4 of our Careers Corner newsletter - Years 11-13.

Previous issues of the newsletter can be downloaded from the bottom of the page.

By working in partnership with external agencies, businesses and members of our community we will provide accurate and focussed careers information, advice and guidance tailored to the individual needs of our students, and thereby enable all of our students to make informed choices about their career pathways. 

All students are entitled to a careers programme that helps them access information and guidance about higher education, training and employment opportunities, as well as developing their personal and enterprise skills to improve their employability.

Students will hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options events, assemblies and group discussions and taster events.

They will benefit from a curriculum rich in information about careers and the world of work - and one which challenges stereotypes and discrimination, and promotes equality and diversity in training and in the workplace. 


Support for parents

NCWIn this section we'll add some useful resources for parents and carers who are looking to support children as they explore their options.

Apprenticeship Information Pack for Parents/Carers - find out more about apprenticeships and the many opportunities on offer.

Parents’ Guide to National Careers Week - provides parents with the information they need to help their teenage children make the right choices to create successful futures after GCSE and sixth form.


Gatsby Benchmarks

We are working towards a programe of careers education that meets all the Gatsby Benchmarks - a framework of eight guidelines that define the best careers provision in schools and colleges.

  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 Team

The careers team at Harris Academy Battersea is:

  • Sat Sangha - Careers Lead, s.sangha@harrisbattersea.org.uk, tel: 020 7622 0026
  • Matthew Ogunleye - Careers and Academic Resilience
  • Isabella Vernon - Careers
  • Hetal Joshi - Careers Advisor

You can download our Careers Policy from the Teaching and Learning page of our website.

Page Downloads

Title Date  
Careers Corner Issue 1 Years 11-13 16th Oct 2020 Download
Careers Corner Issue 1 Years 7-10 16th Oct 2020 Download
Careers Corner Issue 2 Years 11-13 22nd Feb 2021 Download
Careers Corner Issue 2 Years 7-10 22nd Feb 2021 Download
Careers Corner Issue 3 Years 11-13 22nd Feb 2021 Download
Careers Corner Issue 3 Years 7-8 22nd Feb 2021 Download
Careers Corner Issue 3 Years 9-10 22nd Feb 2021 Download
Careers Corner Issue 4 Year 7-8 17th May 2021 Download
Careers Corner Issue 4 Years 11-13 17th May 2021 Download
Careers Corner Issue 4 Years 9-10 17th May 2021 Download