Chestnut Grove Academy
45 Chestnut Grove
Balham, London SW12 8JZ

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New Careers Advisor 
We are extremely pleased to welcome Noel Tierney to the staff of Chestnut Grove Academy as our new independent careers advisor.

I'm delighted to be working in Chestnut Grove Academy as your Careers Adviser. I've been working in Wandsworth for the past 8 years supporting young people into education, employment and training. In an ever changing world it's important to enable students to make sense of the different pathways and choices open to them. Developing the skills, knowledge and experience for this are all key to informed decision making and the resilience to manage change throughout the career journey. I look forward to working with students, parents/carers and colleagues. If you have any questions or ideas on how to support our careers offer for students please email me



Careers Fair

On Thursday 5th October, 790 of our students (from Years 8 - 13) visited the Chestnut Grove Academy Careers Fair and talked to employers from a wide range of industries. Over 30 universities, colleges and workplaces were represented including the RAF, London Southbank University, Vizeum Media Agency and St George’s Hospital to name a few!
Exhibitors at the fair were unanimously impressed with students’ engagement, enthusiasm and manner when talking to them about their future pathways.

Parents and Carers,
If you are interested in hosting a stall at next year’s careers fair representing your own industry or workplace please contact Ms Verber at

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