Independent and impartial information is provided by our Careers Advisor, Sarah Ellis from the careers company Changing Education. Careers Guidance can support you in making good career choices for the future. Support with applying for Post 16 studies apprenticeships or employment as well as help with preparing for interviews and putting CV's together, is available to all students.

The Malbank Careers Office is situated in room AO11 near the staff room Sarah Ellis, is in school every Wednesday. Appointments can be made via Mrs Beesley in the Key Stage 4 Office or Mrs Hemmings in the Key Stage 5 Office.


The Government published a careers strategy on 4th December 2017 which issued guidance that all schools should work towards achieving a world class careers programme by using the Gatsby Bench marks. Malbank school is committed to delivering all elements of the of the bench marks and is actively working to ensure that all 8 Gatsby Bench Marks are fully implemented before the government set deadline of 2020.

Gatsby Bench Marks:

  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

Gatsby Career Bench Marks

Malbank School's Career Programme

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