The world of work is a fast paced and ever changing environment. It is therefore vital that you are fully informed and prepared for making choices regarding your next steps after Monkseaton High School – whether that be at post-16 or post-18. We aim to support you so that the transition from school to the real world is as smooth and uncomplicated as it can be.


Personal Guidance Meetings

All students in years 11 and 13 will have a scheduled 1:1 appointment to discuss future intentions and careers. Your appointment will be passed on to you via your tutor. However, any student that wishes to have a 1:1 personal guidance meeting can do so on request. 

To book your 1:1 guidance meeting to talk about careers and future destinations contact Angela Towes at any time ( or drop into the careers hub in the front atrium area of school.


MHS careers programme 2020-21 – the careers programme overview can be viewed by clicking the link on the careers homepage.

Please note: the programme is subject to change as new activities and events are confirmed. 

UCAS Tariff Points

If you are considering going on to higher education after your Sixth Form studies you may need to calculate your UCAS points to check you meet the entry requirements for your course. Click here for a guide to help you calculate your potential UCAS points based on your results. 

Work Experience

Throughout your time at Monkseaton High School you will have the opportunity to undertake two, one week long work placements. The first is in the summer term of year 10 and the second is in the summer term of year 12. Work experience is a fantastic way to gain an insight into career paths you have an interest in and develop a range of transferable skills such as communication, team working, leadership, organisation and many more. 

Work experience dates 2020-21: 

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic work experience for 2020-21 is on hold.

We will review this decision in the HT2. 

Year 10 - To be reviewed in Jan 2021

Year 12 - To be reviewed in Jan 2021


MHS Alumni 2018-19 Leavers


Lewis achieved a total of 10 GCSEs including three grade 9s and three grade 8s.

Lewis in now studying A levels at Monkseaton Sixth Form in Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French with the intention of pursuing a career in Medicine.


Oonagh achieved A*, A*, A, A in her A levels and was offered a place at Oxford University to study Medicine.


Amy successful completed A levels in Business (A), PE (B) and Maths (C).

Amy decided that university wasn’t the route for her and secured a fantastic apprenticeship with KPMG.


To find out more and compare information about careers you may be interested in use the 'careerometer' below. 

Click on the card(s), search for the job(s)/career(s) you are interested in and look at the job roles and responsibilities, average annual salary, weekly working hours and if it is an area of growth moving forwards! 

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