Careers – Home page


Information & advice for Thamesmead students and parents

A person’s career is their journey through education and work. At Thamesmead we aspire to equip all of our students with the skills and qualifications needed to reach their full potential, and enable them to achieve a fulfilling and happy career.

In this section of the website you will find information about:

  • where to seek careers information
  • post-16 options
  • college courses and apprenticeships
  • events including college open days/evenings
  • in-school events and opportunities
  • how to apply and write personal statements
  • information for students, parents and employers
  • links to additional information


For further information relation to all aspects of careers guidance and post-16 opportunities please see the links below.

Applications & Personal Statements
Apprenticeship Vacancies / Work Experience information
Careers Events & Calendar
Careers Programme & Provision
Events at Thamesmead
Post-16 options
‘Start’ online
Year 9 Options


Thamesmead School Careers Charter

At Thamesmead School, we want you to have the best careers education, advice and guidance which will enable you to aim as high as you can and have a successful career and therefore a happy life.

We will

  • Help you to learn about: different careers, post-16 routes, college and apprenticeship options, how to apply, entry requirements.
  • Provide you with a range of learning opportunities including trips and events, and visits to workplaces.
  • Teach you about careers through activities in Citizenship/PSHE lessons and tutor time.
  • Provide you with independent careers advice from a careers advisor.

Thamesmead Careers Team

Name Role Email Phone
Miss R Jones Head of Careers, Enterprise,  Employability Education 01932 219455
Mrs Sandra Pinole Careers Administrator 01932 219456


The governing body has a statutory responsibility to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the school and its curriculum in order to promote high standards of educational attainment (DfE, 2014a). Effective careers guidance contributes to raising
aspirations, improving motivation and overcoming barriers to success.