Careers Fair

St Swithun’s welcomed its own pupils plus those from other local schools to a careers fair last Thursday evening.

Students were able to find out about a very varied collection of careers by talking directly to the company representatives. A large number of the St Swithun’s Old Girl community were representing their own businesses or available to discuss their specific careers.

Careers fair attendees included:


IT apprenticeships (IBM)

Acting / writing for TV

Journalism and Media Studies

Actuarial Consultancy

Law (solicitor)


Medicine (General Practice)


Medicine (hospital based)


Patent and Trade Mark Agent

Banking (corporate and investment)



Private equity

Civil Service

Royal Air Force

Clinical Psychology

Royal Navy


Speech therapy

Engineering (chemical)

Sports-related courses and careers

Engineering / entrepreneur

Veterinary medicine

Health & Fitness Industry


Hospitality, travel and tourism


Information technology

In addition, Harriet Pellereau, who works in design (animation, 3D modelling, product and web design), was unable to attend in person but was available via a Skype link.



Old Girls Steve Holmes (clinical psychologist), Alex Harle (solicitor), Anna-Louise Morris (Peters) (accountant), Jo Fiddian (civil service)


Old Girls Beth (Ali) Chalmers (actor / TV scriptwriter), Steve, Alix Jackson (vet), Bernadette Robertson (Ramm) (speech therapist)

Health Centre Sister Paulette May and Clare Daunter (Garner) (physio)

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