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Careers Advice & Guidance

Careers Advice and Guidance

At Rutlish we are committed to providing all students in Years 7 to 13 with high-quality, independent information, advice and guidance to assist them with their next steps in training, education or employment so they can make informed choices and are fully supported during transitions.

Rutlish is pleased to confirm that the Governors and staff are committed to gaining The Quality in Careers Standard and have incorporated this goal into the schools current development plan. Our aim is to provide an outstanding programme of careers education, information, advice and guidance activities that satisfy national requirements and provide guidance which enables us to address the career development needs of all our students.

Careers Programme

For our Careers Guidance with details of how we implement the careers programme, collaborate with partners, our inclusive approach to SEND and careers, and how we monitor and review please check our policies and procedures page by following this link:

Rutlish Careers Leader:

Mr J Price
Telephone: 020 8542 1212
Email: and address it for the attention of Mr J Price


London LMI Bulletins

Please see below the exciting (and free!) opportunities and live broadcasts that are available from Speakers4Schools.

Here is the Live Broadcasts Schedule. Live broadcasts are a great way for students to hear from leading figures from a range of industries, and have the opportunity to ask questions via a moderated Q&A.

When registering, students should select ‘other’ rather than teacher on Question 1 of the registration form.





Monday 18th September

10:00 – 10:45am

Do Something For Nothing

Joshua Coombes, Hairdresser, Author & Speaker

KS3-5 / S1-6


In 2015, while working at a London hair salon, Joshua Coombes took to the streets with his scissors to build relationships and offer haircuts to men and women experiencing homelessness in the capital. Joshua began posting images on Instagram to amplify the voices of those he met. The stories that accompanied these photos resonated, and others began to get involved in their own way. In this broadcast we find out about #DoSomethingForNothing and how you can to.

Click here to register

Monday 18th September

2:00 – 2:45pm


Andrew Amery, Director, R3S Global, Former Head of Security for the 2012 London Olympic & Paralympic Games, Former Major Event Protection Planner, Metropolitan Police

KS3-5 / S1-6


Join us in this online broadcast that celebrates Pride, where we will hear from Andrew who will be delivering a talk entitled 'Finding My Way' about his personal experiences and perspective on how society has changed over the years and how he has found happiness in expressing and being himself at work and in his personal life.

Click here to register

Tuesday 19th September


NHS75: College of Paramedics

Tracy Nicholls OBE, Paramedic and Chief Executive, College of Paramedics


The College of Paramedics provides advice to members and student members alike and is a source of information and guidance for those who are considering becoming a paramedic. Paramedic and Chief Executive, Tracy Nicholls, will be talking to us about #WhatParamedicsDo every day and will talk about her own experiences as a paramedic. Join us and start asking questions that might help you figure out your own career path.

Click here to register

Monday 25th September

10:00 – 10:45am

Creating Imaginary Worlds

Katherine Rundell, Bestselling Author



Prepare to be swept away to a land beyond your wildest imagination in Impossible Creatures, the epic new fantasy series from Katherine Rundell, author of The Explorer. In this unique event, schools will hear from Katherine how she created the Archipelago, a secret place in our world where creatures of myth still live and thrive; and have a chance to ask her how she filled her world with magic, in this world-building storytelling adventure broadcast.

Click here to register

Thursday 28th September

2:00 – 2:4pm


Andrew Rostron, Head of Public Health Commissioning and Operations Antenatal and Newborn Screening, NHS England


After becoming a nurse Andrew quickly realized working with children is what he wanted to specialise in. Over the last 12 years he has focused on antenatal (pregnancy) and newborn screening and now leads 6 national screening programmes. Join us, ask questions, and learn about working with newborns in the NHS and hear about the fulfilment it can give you. Part of the NHS75 campaign.

Click here to register

Monday 2nd October



Windrush 75th Anniversary Talk

Levi Roots, Musician, Television Personality, Celebrity Chef, Author & Businessman



Levi grew up in a small village in Clarendon, Jamaica with his grandma who shared her love for Caribbean food with him, while his parents worked hard in England to be able to slowly move their children to England. When he was older Levi invented the recipe for Reggae Reggae Sauce and became well known after his appearance on Dragon’s Den. Join us for this broadcast in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the Windrush generation and Black History Month.

Click here to register

Tuesday 3rd October



Black History Month

Education after school with Gisela Abbam, FRSA, MBA, Chair, General Pharmaceutical Council & Senior Director, Government Affairs, PerkinElmer


Education after school can be challenging. Taking the next step in education to learn more about yourself as an individual and be in charge of your own learning can be difficult. Gisela will talk about her time in college and studying engineering at university and key life lessons that she has learnt along the way.

Click here to register

Wednesday 4th October


Black History Month

Eve Horne, P.E.A.K Music UK / We Are The Unheard Founder - Moving The Needle



Hear more about We Are The Unheard Academy (WATUA) founded by Eve Horne. Eve is an Award-Winning Creative Mentor and Advisor. She has over 20 years of experience in the Music Industry as a Singer, Songwriter, and Producer. She is the founder of PeakMusicUK and the UNHEARD Campaign which demands equality for women in the Music Industry. She is also part of the move the needle collective.

Click here to register

Monday 9th October



Black History Month


Denise Nurse, Entrepreneur, Solicitor & Presenter



In this broadcast we will hear from Denise Nurse, who is an experienced leader, entrepreneur, commercial lawyer, and life coach. She has had a fun and varied career working at the top of her fields in law, business, public speaking, and television presenting. She is an advocate for diversity and inclusion, accessible education, and economic empowerment and will be talking about her life experiences and exciting career. 

Click here to register

Tuesday 10th October


World Mental Health Day

Jenni Cochrane, CEO & Co-Founder, Getahead & Founder & CEO, Work Inspired  - Moving The Needle



Jenni Cochrane is gearing up for an insightful interview in this broadcast on World Mental Health Day. She'll share invaluable insights on fostering mental well-being, encouraging open conversations, and nurturing resilience among young minds. She will also talk about her work in the music industry and the importance of empowerment in your mindset. Don't miss this opportunity to empower the next generation to prioritise their mental health. #MentalHealthMatters #TeenWellness

Click here to register

Tuesday 17th October


In Partnership with Indu: The Business Story of Indu- The Makeup and Skincare Industry with Aaron Chatterley and Lulu Jopp


In this talk, students will get the opportunity to hear from one of the founders about their experiences first creating the UK online beauty retailer, Feelunique, building it up and finally selling it to Sephora in 2021, then how Indu, a new beauty brand was created as a result, what it takes to build a brand and the skills and qualities they’ll need to start their own business.

Click here to register


  • Join 10 minutes before the broadcast to be ready.
  • You can join without needing an account – Watch how here
  • Watch our library of talks- here

Are your students interested in creative careers? Register now for our Discover Creative Careers event, here.

Skills Builder 

Rutlish has fostered a working partnership with The Skills Builder Partnership and following an internal assessment and review process, the school has achieved a Skills Builder Bronze Award. 

This significant achievement puts Rutlish in a select group of schools and colleges who have demonstrated their effectiveness in building the essential skills of their students.

Useful links

Username & password: rsstudent




UCAS Careers Aent