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Careers Fair

Virtual Careers Fair 

Welcome to The Rooks Heath Virtual Careers Fair for Students and Parents in Partnership with Gareth Thomas MP - 11th January 2021.

Messages from Sadiq Khan (Mayor of London), Gareth Thomas (Member of Parliament), Keynote speaker Alex Mitchell, Local Entrepreneur, Miriam Manderson, Headteacher for Rooks Heath School

Information Hubs: The Future of Work, Skills to Succeed, Where to find work experience, Networking, Explore Careers… A day in the life of… 

Growth Industries Spotlight: Digital, Construction, Creative, Green Energy  

Post 16 Options: Apprenticeships, Schools, UTCs, University 

Google Garage Workshop 

CV and Cover Letter Writing                5.00pm-6.00pm 


How best to navigate the fair

To maximise the impact of the evening, please listen to the messages by Mrs Manderson (Headteacher, Rooks Heath School), Gareth Thomas (MP), Sadiq Khan (Mayor of London), especially recorded for us, and our Keynote Speaker, Alex Mitchell (a Local Entrepreneur). (They can be found in the 'Messages from Key Speakers' section)

You are free to navigate to all the areas of interest listed on the side, at your own leisure, except for the Google Garage Workshop, which takes place in real time, at 5:00pm. 

The students have been asked to complete some relevant work in TEAMS. 

Please take the time to kindly fill this short questionnaire in order for us to evaluate this Virtual Careers Fair. Questionnaire.

If you have any specific queries, please direct them to 

The grid below shows the suitability of the different sections for each Year group:

Page Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Sixth Form
Advice for Parents Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Applying to University         Yes
Choosing GCSE Options Yes Yes      
Employability Skills Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Exploring Careers Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Future Trends/Industry Spotlights Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Google Garage       Yes Yes
Messages from Key Speakers Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Networking       Yes Yes
Post 16 Pathways     Yes Yes  
Work Experience Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


After today, The Virtual Careers Fair will remain on the Rooks Heath Website main page until the end of January for your convenience. After this time it will be moved to the Careers and Employability section.