Careers Fair November 2022

We are delighted to announce the return of our annual Careers Fair!

We are so excited to announce we will hold our Careers Fair on the evening of Thursday 17 November. Careers Fair is for students in Years 9-13 and their families! This is a key event in our careers development programme, and we are extremely grateful to all the employers and organisations for all their support.

There will be something for everyone including advice and guidance on progressing to university, further education, apprenticeships, and traineeships. There will also be presentations on volunteering and gap years.

A wide range of organisations will be available to talk to students about their careers, qualifications, and pathways.

The companies that will be present are as follows:

  • Reading Scientific Services Ltd - Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) is a cutting-edge Contract Research Organisation (CRO), providing research, analysis and consultancy to the food and pharmaceutical sectors.
  • BCA - BCA is a Further Education College based in maidenhead, offering a wide variety of further education courses and land-based apprenticeships.
  • Chiltern Nursery and Training CollegeFulltime daycare offering a traineeship programme so a level 3 childcare qualification can be achieved.
  • READ CollegeThe UK's leading Performing Arts Foundation & Sixth Form College
  • The Henley CollegeSixth form college in Henley-on-Thames, offering a range of A level & vocational courses.
  • Activate Learning We are a further education provider with colleges in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Surrey. In Berkshire, you have access to Reading College and Bracknell and Wokingham College.
  • Johnson MattheyAs a global leader in sustainable technologies, we apply our cutting-edge science to create solutions with our customers that make a real difference to the world around us.
  • JacobsEnigneering/Digital/Environmental
  • University of ReadingThe University of Reading is a research-intensive campus university in south-east England. With more than 150 years of history, we are now recognised for our expertise in areas such as climate science, business, agriculture, and food science.
  • SOAS University of LondonUniversity
  • Oxford Brookes UniversityUniversity
  • Pathways to Property @ Henley Business SchoolFocussed on inceasing diversity within the Real Estate and Property industry.   Based at Henely Business School, University of Reading
  • Royal Navy/Royal Marines CareersRoyal Navy and Royal Marines
  • Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation TrustBerkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC, we’re committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire.  The trust employs almost 5,000 people over more than 100 sites and community settings across Windsor & Maidenhead, Slough, Bracknell Forest, Wokingham, Reading and West Berkshire.
  • Data Inspiration Group Ltdvirtual work experience
  • Grant Thornton UK LLPAccountancy firm
  • Chiltern Training Ltd Chiltern Training Ltd
  • Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation TrustAcute Hospital
  • University of SurreyTop 20 University in Guildford
  • Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation TrustOccupational Therapist
  • Progressive Technology CNC Engineering
  • Prior's Court FoundationTransforming the future for young people with complex autism
  • Crowe UKCrowe is an Audit, Tax, Advisory and Risk services firm ( Accountancy)
  • Syngenta Syngenta is science-based agrochemical company. Our research and development center is based in Jeallott's Hill, Bracknell.
  • HeadmastersHairdressing Company
  • RAFRoyal Air Force
  • U'R Smile ClinicDental and Aesthetic Clinic
  • Cardiff UniversityA Russell Group University in the capital of Wales
  • Derby UniversityUniversity based in the Midlands
  • The College of EsportsHigher Education Institute based in London
  • University of WinchesterThe University of Winchester is the place to become. With our 180-year reputation of academic excellence we are committed to producing successful students and confident graduates.  We are ranked as one of the top 10 universities in the UK for graduates in employment or further study.* Become absorbed in your course, led by an academic community who love the subject as much as you do.  *Graduate Outcomes 2021 HESA
  • Solent University, Southampton With a population of around 10,000 staff and students, Solent University, Southampton, offers a portfolio of exciting, modern and academically rigorous degree courses with employment-focused, real-world learning that prepares students to succeed in their chosen profession, vocation or enterprise.   We work closely with businesses to develop courses, and to deliver apprenticeships, professional development and training tailored to industry needs - ensuring our graduates are precisely what employers are looking for. We want our all our learners to graduate with the knowledge, expertise and skills to achieve their ambitions, and the passion and confidence to shape the future.
  • Adviza Adviza is a registered charity that inspires and supports young people and adults to progress in learning and work - provides career guidance to students at Highdown
  • University of Hertfordshire - Higher Education Provider
  • New Meaning - Alternative Post-16 provision
  • Cadbury - We will be representing the UK Food Industry. Food and drink is the UK's biggest manufacturing sector. The agri-food supply chain employs 4+ million people in a wide range of roles including farming, packaging design, product development, marketing and sustainability
  • The Forbury Group of Nurseries - We are a small group of nurseries providing excellent care to children aged 3 months to 5 years across 5 settings in Reading and surrounding areas.
  • BBC Monitoring - BBC Monitoring is part of the BBC World Service Group in BBC News. Committed to the BBC’s editorial values and guidelines, we cover the world’s media accurately, impartially and with clear sourcing. We provide services to the rest of the BBC, the UK Government and a range of commercial clients.
  • Albert Fields (Hairdressing) - Boutique Hair Salon in the heart of Goring on Thames

If you or your organisation would like to book a stand at this event, we’d love to have you! Please contact the team at: or simply fill in this form.