St Bart’s is the first state school in West Berkshire to achieve the prestigious Investors in Careers Award in recognition of the high quality of careers education information advice and guidance given to all students. The process of application has taken two years and entailed rigorous assessment including two independent external inspections. A plaque has been presented to the school by Chris Greaves, Manager of Connexions, Berkshire’s career advice service. At the presentation were two Year 12 students who have helped throughout the application process. Receiving the award were Headteacher, Mrs Haddrell and School’s Careers Coordinator, Mr McGall. Also pictured is Phil Murphy, Career Development Advisor for Connexions Berkshire.