Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance

Careers Team – Key Staff at Co-op Academy Bebington
Careers Leader: Mrs L Hesketh Deputy Headteacher
Careers Adviser and Work Related Learning Co-ordinator: Mrs C Fardoe

Mrs Hesketh and Mrs Fardoe are supported by teaching staff, Progress Leaders, SENDCO and Pastoral Leaders across all curriculum areas.

Mrs Fardoe is your Careers Adviser and Work Experience Co-ordinator. Mrs Fardoe can be contacted on 0151 645 4154 or at

Mrs Fardoe offers impartial careers advice and guidance and co-ordinates the work experience for students in Year 10 and in Year 12.

Gatsby Benchmarks – What are the Gatsby Benchmarks?

The Gatsby Benchmarks are a framework of 8 guidelines that define the best careers provision in secondary schools. (

1. A stable careers programme
2. Learning from career and labour market information
3. Addressing the needs of each pupil
4. Linking curriculum learning to careers
5. Encounters with employers and employees
6. Experiences of workplaces
7. Encounters with further and higher education
8. Personal guidance

Careers Information Advice and Guidance is a vital part of the education of our pupils here at Co-op Academy Bebington.

We are committed to delivering a full Careers Programme to fulfillthe Government’s Careers Strategy.

We are providing the students of Co-op Academy Bebington with access to advice and guidance at key transition points in their career planning and throughout their time at school, embedding the careers curriculum across all years and in partnership with key stakeholders, such as colleges, universities, employers and enterprise advisers.

You can also contact the National Careers Service for help and advice: The National Careers Service can help you with your career, learning and training choices. This service is available to
people who live in England.

Contact National Careers Service
Call 0800 100 900

CEIAG Documents

CEIAG Provider access policy
Bebington CEIAG Programme