The 8 Gatsby Benchmarks

The Gatsby benchmarks ensure that every young person in Worcestershire aged 13 and over will be exposed to more employer encounters and gain a greater understanding of the world of work. The benchmarks also offer individualised information, advice and guidance around a range of post 16 education offers, from sixth form to technical college to university and apprenticeships, enabling young people to make informed choices about their future.

Find out more about the Gatsby Benchmarks

Click on the eight titles below to read more information about each benchmark. You can download the guide for each benchmark.

Schools can download additional resources (school resources are password protected). For password access please email: cec@worcestershire.gov.uk

Download the guide for Benchmark 2

Download the guide for Benchmark 2

Learning from labour market information

Become website

Download the guide for Benchmark 3

Addressing the needs of each pupil

Download the guide for Benchmark 4

Download the guide for Benchmark 4

Linking curriculum learning to careers

Become website

Download the guide for Benchmark 5

Encounters with employers and employees

Download the guide for Benchmark 6

Download the guide for Benchmark 6

Experiences of workplaces

Download the guide for Benchmark 7

Download the guide for Benchmark 7

Encounters with further and higher education

Further Information about the Gatsby Benchmarks

Careers & Enterprise company: Understand the Gatsby Benchmarks