Careers - Information

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The Gateway Academy brings you an extensive help site here on anything you need to know about Careers, College, Information, Advice and Guidance...

Download your copy of College open days here.

You can visit the local colleges by clicking on the name of the college you would like to visit below:


Click on the image below to view the latest 6 month traineeship to learn the basics of organic growing...

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Download a useful pack for Apprenticeships here

Want a Saturday job? Download the Work Permit form here and get Miss McLaughlin to sign this before you send back to your employer. If you are not sure if you are allowed to work, visit the Thurrock Council website to find out the rules and regulations before you undertake any work. 

Raising Participation Age (RPA)

Click here to find out how this affects you!

Thurrock Careers (Formerly Youth & Connexions)

Frank is in the Gateway Academy every day (including some school holidays) and is available:

  • 9am–5pm Monday to Thursday
  • 9am–4.30pm Friday

Frank can be contacted by the following methods:

Mob: 07823 326024

How to make a good impression at interview

Download the latest Youth & Connexions leaflets for more information on:

CVs and Applications
It's Your Choice
Parents & Carers
Post 14 Options
Post 16 Options
Preparing for Exams
Preparing for Interviews

Key Stage 4 Options for 2016-19 - click here to view the process and see what options you can take!

Here are some good websites to give you more information:

Work based learning: (formerly LSC)

Further Education:

Going to University:

Help writing your CV:




NEET 2016

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