The careers programme at Hornsey School for Girls is committed to delivering independent high quality Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) by ensuring students make effective and informed decisions about their future through greater self-awareness, career exploration, supported & independent career management, work related learning & work experience and the development of employability skills.

The senior leader in charge of careers is Ms Crosbie 

The school is fully committed to ensuring that Gatsby benchmarks for careers are met with examples in the documents below. 

Students' Entitlement

  • Help plan and make decisions about their future  from year group 7 - 11 for next stage of progression
  • Find out about their interests, strengths and personal qualities
  • Undertake meaningful work experience at year 10 commencing in June 
  • Help explore jobs and careers through work related learning activities
  • Provide information about qualifications, progression routes and career options
  • Introduce careers resources available in the school including the careers library – books, magazines, websites and computer programmes that will be useful in helping students plan their future
  • Offer a further opportunity to review progress
  • Work closely with teachers and parents/guardians
  • Keep parents/guardians informed by attendance at parents' and information evenings
  • Careers and Work-Related Learning is addressed through the Director of Learning’s pastoral programme and overseen by the Senior member of staff attached to and will include, printed and online resources, guest speakers, visits and trips in addition to tutor time discussions, assemblies and activities.
  • Students will receive information about apprenticeships throughout their time at the school 
  • All students have opportunities to access alternative routes to employment, including vocational qualifications and apprenticeships via curriculum activities which include; assemblies, tutorials, Unifrog, work shadowing and careers fairs which meet the Baker clause criteria

Other key resources 

General careers advice including support for choosing a career, writing a CV and completing job applications

Work experience


Gap Years

Year in Industry / Headstart

Haringey’s Career Ambition:

Local Labour Market Information

  • All students have a Unifrog Log in. All students should regularly update their Unifrog profiles and use this platform to find the most up to date impartial advice and guidance, opportunities, providers, support writing CVs and personal statements:
  • Google Classroom: Year 10/11 Careers and Guidance opportunities – please speak to DOL/Ms Crosbie for log in code


Page Documents Date  
Gatsby Bench Mark One - Stable Team Feb... 17th Feb 2022 Download
Gatsby Benchmark 2 06th Jan 2020 Download
Gatsby Benchmark 6.docx 06th Jan 2020 Download
Gatsby benchmark 7 8 06th Jan 2020 Download
Gatsby Mark 34 5.docx 17th Jan 2020 Download
Careers policy 2022 v2 10th Mar 2022 Download