Main Contact

Mr Errington, 0191 487 7638 ext 142

Email: (FAO: Mr Errington)

Address: Old Durham Rd, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 6RZ

Our Careers Programme

We have a wide range of external internal and external resources to help our students prepare for their future career:

    • Mentoring programme for Y10 and Y11
    • Ambassador sessions for Y9 and &10
  • NECC Links
  • Deloitte
    • Tyne Innovation
    • TMT challenege
    • Application workshops
    • Bright start
    • Japanese cultural exchange
  • Digital Academy
    • Addressing shortage in digital skills
    • Apprenticeship provision
  • Gatsby Benchmarks
    • Use of UNIFROG competencies
    • School Colours
    • VESPA
    • Regional Careers Networking
    • Gateshead CEIAG group
  • KS5 level 2 Technical Employment Diploma
    • Y9 Aspirations
    • Evidence of supporting skills in partnership with Deloitte
  • TMT Predictions for Y12
    • Technology for the future
  • Literacy
    • U-Explore
    • Barclays
    • IAG Programme
    • Sixth Form Progression
  • WRL/Employability Policy
  • Health and Safety Assessments
    • Gateshead college links
    • TWEBLO
  • IAG
    • Careers search
    • Creating CVs and application forms
    • Promoting yourself
  • Y10 work experience
  • Employability week
  • Y9 Girls aspiration group

All our students are given the opportunity to take part in our work placement programmes. These placements allow our students, parents and employers the opportunity to give feedback on the strengths and areas of improvement, through evaluation documents. Students also take part in Y11 and Y13 Destination measures and governor link meetings where they gather valuable career insight and feedback.

Careers Review

Our careers programme is reviewed on an annual basis every June.

FutureMe Year 10 Residential

The three day, two night residential will take place between 7th and 9th April 2020, during the school Easter holiday. The event will offer participants the opportunity to experience the life of a higher education student through academic, team building and social activities taking place across several partner universities and colleges in the North East. The residential is entirely free of charge, including accommodation, meals, activities and transport. Travel expenses to and from the residential can also be reimbursed. Accommodation will be provided at Durham University and participants will be transported to other host higher education institutions over the course of the three days.

The residential is open for applications from Year 10 NECOP target students only.

Apprenticeship Placements

Parent Pack – from Amazing Apprenticeships

Every edition of the Parents’ Pack is full of resources, including what employers are really looking for, hobbies that look good on an application, apprenticeships in the Army, the social life of an apprentice article, and much more!

For more information and resources from Amazing Apprenticeships, Click Here.

Please find below a list of current apprenticeships: