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Local businesses – we need your expertise! 

At Thomas Deacon Academy we are busy growing your employees of the future, but we need your help. With your active support we can raise their career aspirations, develop their employability skills and learn more about the exciting industries in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. 

If you want to inspire our students then please contact us at, and we’ll be in touch directly to talk about how you can make a difference in our school. 

Being part of our business support network will provide you with satisfaction challenge and opportunity. Having employers like you helping to inspire young minds and transform attitudes through a range of activities can make all the difference in the life of a young person. 

We work closely with Growth Works with Skills/Form the Future to support our engagement with the business community. You find out more about how they support schools and employers at: - 

and you can offer your support with school careers events by volunteering using their Careers Event Calendar at: - 

What to expect… 

By getting involved you will not only be helping to develop the talent pipeline of the future broadening the minds of the young people, but you will also be developing new skills for your staff, forging community links and building a positive profile for your company. 

We will support you throughout your engagement with us to ensure we maximise the use of your valuable time. Our Careers Administrator is Lucy Anthony. If you have any queries about careers, higher education or work experience please contact her on 01733 426060 or

Lucy will… 

  • Be your main point of contact for all enquiries 

  • Organise all the stages of activities you support 

  • Provide you with details of our arrangements for parking, facilities and our safeguarding. 

  • Ask you to complete a short evaluation to ensure we are getting things right. 

  • With your permission add you to our network and keep you up to date with future activities.