Welcome to the Careers Page!

Garforth Academy is committed to providing excellent careers advice, guidance and information to all students in the Academy. The Careers Team consists of CEIAG Co-ordinator Rachel Costoya who is based in the 6th form, CEIAG Co-ordinator Billy Harris (Years 7-11) who is based in the ILC and Claire Thomson (Careers and Employment Worker) who is based in the 6th form.
The team's aim is to ensure that careers provisions are accessible to students of all ages with all aspirations.

Information on how you as a parent/ carer can support young people plan their future - click here

For useful information to support students with the University application process, click here.

Students can access information on Careers by using, this fantastic online resource allows students to search thousands of jobs and research what is needed to work in that profession. A new feature of U-explore is 'Start' which can be accessed on smartphones and tablets - you can find this here

Please see Mr Harris or Mrs Costoya for registration help.

Another excellent online tool is which allows students to find live apprenticeship and job vacancies either in the local area or nationally.



The Careers Team

William Harris

Careers Co-ordinator For Years 7-11


Claire Thomson

Careers and Employment Worker


Rachel Costoya

Head of Careers