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Link your company to Pyrland School

We would appreciate support with our careers programme from local employers. Previously, companies have provided presentations to our students about career opportunities with them and employability skills, as well as offering work experience placements. If you would like to find out more, please contact the careers team at or telephone 01823 348200 to speak to Mrs Councill.

Our Careers Team

Welcome to the Careers, Information, Education, Advice and Guidance (CIEAG) at The Taunton Academy. Our careers team consists of

  • Mr M Bernard (Senior Leader & Careers Leader),
  • Miss D Councill,
  • Mrs J Greedy (Careers Coordinators) and
  • Mr S Todd (Governor). 

If you have any queries, please contact Matt Bernard on or Mrs D Councill on or alternatively telephone 01823 348200.

Any employer looking to engage with TTA please contact Matt Bernard on or 01823 348200

Careers Guidance CEIAG Policy July 2024

Provider Access Policy Statement Pyrland School July 2024



Careers guidance and support

Engineering Jobs

Green engineering jobs

Current Careers Opportunities ( : This Padllet will include a host of opportunities and activities; with provider open days, employer activities and local events & opportunities that will be useful for you and your staff to know.  This Padlet will be constantly updated so please check back for any updates.  Time sensitive activity is in date order, so hopefully should be easy to find.

Careers Education – Best Practice ( This Padlet contains best practice for the benchmarks and hopefully will prove useful for supporting you with reaching 100%!

Students & Parents/Carers ( : This Padlet is designed for students, parents & carers. It contains information such as open days, along with local opportunities and support for students, parents & carers on the transition to Post 16 & Post 18.  This will be regularly updated, so please share this!

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) professional qualifications via an apprenticeship. Each level takes approximately 15 months. AAT accountancy apprenticeships are level 3 and 4 qualifications, for school leavers or career changers who left education at 18. 

AAT accounting apprenticeships