Careers Lead


Your Careers Lead is Mrs Cretney & the SLT link Miss O'Reilly

Mrs Cretney is based in the Careers area located in the KTC Foyer and is available in school Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

If you would like to drop in with a query please come along on:

Tuesdays/Thursdays @ break-time 10.45am -11.10am

Tuesdays – after school 3pm - 3.45pm   

Thursdays - during lunchtime 1.10pm - 2pm

If you would like a one to one careers guidance interview:

  • You can either, let your form tutor know.
  • Write your name in the Interview Request book in the KTC Foyer.
  • Visit the Careers Area to speak to Mrs Cretney.
  • Priority is given to certain year groups at key decision times in the year e.g. Year 9 choosing GCSE/BTEC options, After Year 11 Choices & Sixth Form applying to Universities and Apprenticeships

If you would like further information please contact Michele Cretney, Careers Lead, by email. FAO Careers Lead at


The Gatsby Foundation’s eight benchmarks of good careers guidance


(1) A stable careers programme

(2) Learning from career and labour market information

(3) Addressing the needs of each pupil

(4) Linking curriculum learning to careers

(5) Encounters with employers and employees

(6) Experiences of workplaces

(7) Encounters with further and higher education

(8) Personal guidance

St Philomena’s Catholic High School for Girls

Shorts Road

Carshalton Surrey


T: 020 8642 2025


For general enquiries please mail:

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