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I went to The John of Gaunt School, and now work at a hospital in Bristol as a Clinical Scientist in Neurophysiology. My job involves performing diagnostic tests for patients with Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, nerve disorders and sleep conditions."

Lealah - Clinical Scientist

A Levels: English Language, Biology, Mathematics and History

Further Study: BSc Neuroscience, University of Bristol

MSc Clinical Science, Aston University

NHS Scientist Training Programme, Nottingham University Hospitals


I went to The John of Gaunt School, and now I work as a Doctor helping the sick recover!

Matt - Doctor

A Levels: Chemistry, Biology and Maths

Further Study: BMesSciBiomedical Sciences and MB BS Medicine



I went to The John of Gaunt School, then I studied law at Oxford University, and now I’m a lawyer in London. I work on important and high profile cases, often involving the government, such as major investigations and inquiries. I am currently working on the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.

Tom - Lawyer

A Levels: English Language and Literature, History, Law

Further Study: BA Law at Oxford University, Legal Practice Course, BPP University Law School


I went to The John of Gaunt School, and now I’m a Cardiac Physiologist for the NHS! I implant and run follow-up clinics for cardiac devices (pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices (CRTs). I also work within a team in the Cardiac Catheterisation labs, helping to diagnose and treat problems with coronary arteries.

Abena - Cardiac Psychologist

A Levels: Biology, Chemistry and Psychology

Further Study: BS Healthcare Science and Cardiac Psychology


I went to The John of Gaunt School, and now I am continuing in my career in TV, presenting on lots of different shows, including CBeebiesSwashbuckle.

Gemma - TV Presenter

A Levels :English Language, Performing Arts & Psychology

Further Study: BA Media and Performance at the University of Bedfordshire


I went to The John of Gaunt School, and now I am an Assistant Referee operating in the Premier League and in UEFA/FIFA competitions. I love football and if you can’t play at Wembley then why not referee there!

Adam - Referee

GCSEs: English Lang, English Lit, Maths, Science, Geography, PE, Spanish, Design & Technology

Further Study: National Diploma in Public Services & Level 3 AAT (Association Accounting Technicians)


I went to The John of Gaunt School, and now I am a Primary School Teacher. I am currently the English Subject Leader. There is never a dull moment in teaching! My career allows me to be creative, problem solve and make a difference to children’s lives. There is always a project to get involved with, and I currently lead a team of Eco Warriors who are striving to make the world a cleaner place for their futures.

Laura - Primary School Teacher

A Levels: Psychology, Maths, Geography

Further Study: BA (Hons) Primary Education at the University of the West of England


I went to The John of Gaunt School, and now I study Design Crafts specialising in ceramics at De Montfort University.

Kaya - Student

GCSEs: Triple Science, French, History, Maths, English Language and Art

A Levels: English Literature, Maths and Art

Further Study: Design Crafts specialising in Ceramics


I went to The John of Gaunt School, and now I am a postgraduate studying a Master’s Degree in Neuroimaging at Cardiff University's Brain Research Imaging Centre - a research centre comprising Europe's most powerful brain scanner and leading experts in the field.

Katie - Student

GCSEs: Maths, Art, RE, English Language & Literature, Biology , Chemistry, Physics , History and Spanish

A Levels : Psychology, Biology, Chemistry and Spanish


I went to The John of Gaunt School, and now I recruit Software Engineers in London. I picked up all the relevant skills from regular socialising and debating. Don’t feel like you need to know your destiny right now. Be open-minded, understanding, and empathetic, and I guarantee you’ll do well.

Joe - Recruiter

GCSEs: Triple Science, English Literature, English Language, IT, French, Geography, Maths