At Thorp we want to give students the very best impartial careers advice, information and guidance to ensure they make the most informed choice possible. This includes ensuring all students have access to 1:1 impartial careers information, advice and guidance.
In Year 11 all students attend a 1:1 careers meeting with Richard Tickell from Job Centre Plus. In Years 12 and 13 all students have a 1:1 careers meeting with a Rob Ballantyne from Future First
We are excited to have Paul Lancaster as our Enterprise Advisor for Thorp Academy. He is very successful entrepreneur with a vast array of experience and contacts within different industry sectors. He is helping the school build more relevant links to the outside world.
He frequently writes articles for the Journal. Please check out this blog he wrote about young people and career aspirations.
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:
Careers Manager NE1 Can
Newcastle NE1 Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 1 LE
You can also use these links to find out more about the company and what they do.