The Gatsby Benchmark Toolkit

The Gatsby Benchmarks are a key measure of the effectiveness of Careers advice. They are also a very important part of the Government’s Career strategy. We are very proud that we already meet a number of the standards and continue to strive to achieve all 8 standards ensuring our students the best outcomes.

Gatsby Benchmark 1 – A stable careers programme

Gatsby Benchmark 2 – Learning from career and labour market information

Gatsby Benchmark 3 – Addressing the needs of each pupil

Gatsby Benchmark 4 – Linking curriculum learning to careers

Gatsby Benchmark 5 – Encounters with employers and employees

Gatsby Benchmark 6 – Experiences of workplaces

Gatsby Benchmark 7 – Encounters with Further and Higher Education

Gatsby Benchmark 8 – Personal guidance