School wins careers award

Harrogate Grammar School has again been awarded the prestigious national Quality in Careers Standard Award for its careers education information and guidance programme in February.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 3:14 pm

Harrogate Grammar School has again been awarded the prestigious national Quality in Careers Standard Award for its careers education information and guidance programme in February.

The school had to complete a number of reassessment stages and submit another portfolio of evidence to receive the full award for a further three years.

External assessors commented on the excellent knowledge, help and support provided for students to enable them make informed decisions about their future.

And they said how well the school works with all students to continue improving their awareness of opportunities as well as raising their aspirations and ensuring that all students achieve their full potential.

The school’s ability to adapt its careers programme during school closures was complimented with the assessors.

They stated: “It was a pleasure to see the excellent work you are doing at HGS.

“To continue supporting students and how you are fully meeting all the accreditation criteria, incorporating the Gatsby benchmarks.”

Pictured are Jane Hinkins, Harrogate Grammar School’s Personal Development Coordinator and Careers Leader, and Ann Tunstall, Harrogate Grammar School’s external Careers Adviser.