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Careers, Apprenticeship and Higher Education Fair

Brooke Weston holds (COVID-19 permitting) an annual Careers, Apprenticeship and Higher Education Fair, where our students, their parents and their siblings who attend other secondary schools, are invited to attend this popular event which provides an opportunity for young people to find out more about careers and education opportunities.   

Who exhibits

  • Representatives of professions including law, accountancy, teaching, and medicine who were able to talk about their career path and what it’s really like to work in their chosen field.
  • Representatives from the creative industries including design, photography, and screenwriting
  • A selection of universities and colleges
  • Apprenticeship specialists
  • Gap Year companies
  • Our Independent Careers Advisor

Why students should attend

  • Visitors were able to talk to people from different backgrounds about what their job involves.
  • Exhibitors were available to discuss their own qualifications and experience.
  • Students were able to find out the skills, qualifications and attributes employers are looking for.
  • The event helps students with their options choices, for example, GCSE and Post 16.
  • University exhibitors can provide generic advice on UCAS applications, finance and university life.


List of Exhibitors Occupational Area
Grant Thornton Accountancy Financial
Department of Works and Pension Apprenticeships (Various)
Kettering Borough Council Apprenticeships (Various)
Key Training Apprenticeships (Various)
National Apprenticeship Service Apprenticeships (Various)
Starting Off Apprenticeships (Various)
Podiatry Clinic Northampton University Higher Education
HD Media Creative & Media
Morrisons Distribution / Retail
Kingsley School / Penn Green Education
RS Components Apprenticeships (Various)
Weetabix Apprenticeships (Various)
Barclaycard Financial / Business
Greencore Food Technology
Army Forces (Various)
Navy Forces (Various)
RAF Forces (Various)
Moulton College Further Education
Tresham College Further Education
NT Assure IT
Ford and Slater Engineering
A+ World Academy Gap Year
Global Vision International Gap Year
Northampton College Placements Gap Year
Projects Abroad Gap Year
Ski Instructor Company Gap Year
Soccer Assist Gap Year
Wilson Browne Solicitors Legal
Police Public Services
Adecco Recruitment (Various)
Vanilla Recruitment Recruitment (Various)
Kier Construction
Kettering Town Football Club Sport
National Citizen Service (NCS) Voluntary Opportunities
Kettering General Hospital (NHS) Health / Care
Abersytwyth University Higher Education
Bishop Grosseteste University Higher Education
Tata Steel Manufacturing
Falmouth University Higher Education
Kings College London Higher Education
Leeds University Higher Education
London School of Economics Higher Education
Loughborough University Higher Education
Northampton University Higher Education
Nottingham University Higher Education
Leicester University Higher Education
Southampton Solent University Higher Education
University of East Anglia Higher Education
Home Instead Care
Northamptonshire Fire Brigade Public Service
Coventry University Higher Education

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