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Every young person needs high-quality careers guidance to make informed decisions about their future. Every teacher and tutor takes responsibility for supporting students in their own individual roles.


Lindsay Masters is a Level 6 qualified Careers Adviser appointed by Mounts Bay Academy and working closely with the Five Islands Academy on career planning. She provides bespoke careers advice and guidance across all years as well as working within the school to develop the careers education programme, organise career fairs and visits from employers, colleges and training providers to help inform young people. In addition, she is responsible for the work experience programme for Year 10’s and for supporting Key Stage Option choices to Years 8, 9 and 11.


The careers education programme at Five Islands Academy is part of an on-going evolving programme that is influenced by Gatsby benchmarks of Good Career Guidance, feedback from students, labour market information in preparing students for the world of work and education, from the Department for Education and the Cornwall Careers Offer. These, and many other issues, form the basis of careers guidance programme at the Five Islands Academy.


The following resources and links are available to support students and parents with their research, but students can request information, advice and guidance direct with our dedicated advisor Lindsay Masters

Careers Convention 2018

Thursday 4th October

The Careers Convention is our major annual event, where we're pleased to welcome representatives from a range of FE colleges, sectors of industry, and the British Armed Forces.

Contact Details

Penny Rogers - School Careers Librarian


Lindsay Masters - Careers Advisor


Marie Wilton - Youth Support Officer

Information Websites

Contact the Careers Librarian