Thorp Academy

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Impartial Careers Guidance at Thorp Academy

At Thorp we want to give students the very best guidance there is. This must include impartial guidance to ensure the students are given all the relevant information to make the most informed choice possible.

Connexions Gateshead deliver impartial guidance to many students in Year 11 and are also available to attend some of our parent's evenings and results days.

Our Connexions advisor is Paul Kelly and he started working with our students in May 2016. Here are his details:

Paul Kelly

Personal Advisor

Connexions Gateshead

Civic Centre

Regent Centre



Tel: (0191) 433 2345

Mob: 07703468851

We have also been working with NE1 Ltd since 2016. They offer impartial guidance and the chance to engage with employers from a range of sectors. NE1 Careers Manager, Catherine Tucker has been helping coordinate a range of exciting opportunities for students. Her details are as follows:

Catherine Tucker


Careers Manager NE1 Can

Newcastle NE1 Ltd

Suite A8

Milburn House

Dean Street

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE1 1 LE

T: 01912113950


E: [email protected]

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