Tickets to our next life drawing session are now on sale, book now to avoid disappointment! EVENTBRITE HLAW LIFE DRAWING— Harris Lowe Arts () November 27, 2023


Year 13 Sports Leaders training session with Youth Sports Trust.Delighted to be part of the National pilot to implement Multi-Sports Clubs in schools.— HLAW_SSP@ () November 22, 2023


Getting ready for the KS1 Athletics festival .HLAW Year 12 Sports leaders training before we welcome 120 children.— HLAW_SSP@ () November 22, 2023


KS1 festival underway .Future superstars showing off their skills .— HLAW_SSP@ () November 22, 2023


Competition heating up .Inspiring young leaders .— HLAW_SSP@ () November 22, 2023


Congratulations to St Robert Southwell winners of the Year 5/6 Brent Girls tournament.Runners up Ark Franklin in an incredibly close game— HLAW_SSP@ () November 17, 2023


Some excellent development work from Elsie in yr9 graphics. Can you guess the nursery rhyme she is creating an illustration for and the illustrator who inspired her???— Harris Lowe Arts () November 17, 2023


Drhuvi is embellishing her graphite portrait with intricate handmade paper flowers which she has constructed and painted individually🌸🌺🪷🌼— Harris Lowe Arts () November 15, 2023


Have you experienced how students with can fall into a cycle of negative thinking 💭? Help them to focus on a time they coped well in a situation and think about why it worked for them. For tips on tackling low-level anxiety read our blog— () November 8, 2023


Its and today is ODD SOCKS DAY at HLAW Because it’s ok to be different ❤️ The art department have gone to town with their odd artist themed socks… how many artists can you spot? Foot puns welcome!— Harris Lowe Arts () November 13, 2023


Primary Highland Games today.Year 3/4 and 5/6 teams take part in a festival led by our Year 12 Sports Leaders.#schoolgames— HLAW_SSP@ () November 14, 2023


Year 12 working with YST athlete mentor .Beyond the baseline tennis project .— HLAW_SSP@ () November 16, 2023


Happy to everyone celebrating in our community 🎊— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () November 12, 2023


In 1915, after losing a friend in Ypres, Canadian doctor, Lt. Col. John McCrae was inspired by the sight of poppies growing in battle-scarred fields to write a now famous poem called 'In Flanders Fields'. After WWI, the poppy was adopted as a symbol of Remembrance.— Harris Lowe Arts () November 11, 2023


We are so excited for the return of our life drawing classes!!! To book your place please search ” HLAW life drawing “ on EVENTBRITE— Harris Lowe Arts () November 9, 2023


Some lovely results for a first attempt at throwing on the wheel…— Harris Lowe Arts () November 9, 2023


Learning to throw… anyone else feeling dizzy???— Harris Lowe Arts () November 8, 2023


Our Year 6 poppy sellers are ready in the playground to sell poppies this afternoon for the— HarrisTottenham () November 6, 2023


Thank you for donating and supporting our sixth form students with fantastic top quality laptops— HLAW 6th Form () November 7, 2023


Tonal portrait in oil pastel by Jalil and Larisa…— Harris Lowe Arts () November 5, 2023

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Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance

Harris Lowe Academy Willesden is committed to high quality careers, employability, information advice and guidance (CEIAG), to support the comprehensive and wide range of our students.

We use the internationally-recognised eight Gatsby Benchmarks to develop a careers programme that increases opportunities for students to access everything from experiences of the workplace and personal guidance with a careers adviser, to engagement with employers, colleges, training providers and universities.

The drop down sections below contain a wide range of information for pupils, parents and other key stakeholders.

Policies: our Careers, Employability, Information, Advice and Guidance - Statement of Intent and Provider Access Policy can both be downloaded from our Teaching and Learning page.

All can be contacted by phone on 0208 838 8745.

Careers Events Calendar 2023-24

A Guide for Parents: Steering your teenager toward a job and career

Guides to Apprenticeships

Find out how to become an apprentice, what apprenticeships are available, which employers offer them and information about starting one -

Unifrog - Year 7 to Year 13

The Complete destinations platform. Explore every opportunity. Apply Successfully.

Click HERE to log in to Unifrog.

Download a letter to parents about Unifrog (from November 2022).


A new website has been launched to find out more about T Levels. T Levels are a brand new, two-year qualification created by government to deliver world class technical education.

T-Levels - Resources for parents and carers.

Watch T-Levels - the next level qualification


Labour Market Information (LMI)

Keeping up to date with labour market information (LMI) is important for anyone making careers-related decisions about their future. You should be aware of:

  • What opportunities are out there for you
  • What the future trends are likely to be in different sectors
  • What qualifications and skills you will need 
  • How you need to prepare yourself to compete for jobs in some sectors

See the London LMI Bulletin from November 2023.

See London Labour Market information from National Careers Service at

Linking subjects to careers

FREE careers guides for parents and carers

Click HERE to download the free Success at School's careers guides.

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What can you expect from the parents' guides?

This year’s Parents University and Apprenticeship Guides will be the third edition and have been designed to help parents support their children in making informed decisions about their future and developing skills to help them succeed.

Apprenticeships Guide

Parents will benefit from content on topics including:

  • Introduction to apprenticeships and sectors
  • How to find the right apprenticeship 
  • Pathways into work, including T-levels, apprenticeships and university
  • How you can support your child in deciding if an apprenticeship is right for them
  • Apprenticeships vs. university 
  • Degree apprenticeships 
  • Opportunities available across 15 different sectors 
  • PLUS interviews and guest content from a diverse range of organisations including National Audit Office, Bristows LLP, Royal Horticultural Society, Morgan Stanley, British Horseracing Authority

University Guide

  • How to apply to university and a guide to UCAS
  • Personal statements and how to stand out from the crowd 
  • Student finance 
  • Alternatives to going to university 
  • Placement years at university 
  • Pros and cons of going to university
  • PLUS interviews and guest content from universities including Reading University, Liverpool University, Bournemouth University, South Wales University and Exeter University.

Bonus STEM Guide

This year’s guide explores 10 different STEM subjects to help young people to understand more about careers in the field along with profiles on how each subject can help tackle an environmental challenge. This comprehensive guide has been designed to showcase just how creative, exciting and rewarding a career in STEM can be.