Over 900 students attended Sir John Lawes School's annual Careers Day on March 19.

Guests including Harpenden's town mayor Fiona Gaskell, and Claire Robins OBE, CEO of The Scholars' Education Trust, were in attendance.

The event targets Year 12 students, educating them on the multitude of opportunities available post A-level.

These range from School Leaver Apprenticeship Programmes to Graduate Schemes.

Headteacher Philip Newbery said: "It is a fantastic opportunity to have so many of the top graduate employers here at SJL, giving bespoke advice and guidance to our students.

"This is a real jewel in our careers advice and guidance programme."

This year's Careers Day fulfilled expectations, attracting a diverse range of over 70 local, national, and international businesses.

The day comprised employer talks and a strongly attended Careers Fair.

Councillor Gaskell said: "Congratulations to all the students attending the event; your hard work and commitment is a credit to you."

Students praised the event for its broad scope and networking opportunities.

Gabriella Sweeney said: "I am so grateful to be able to attend an event that not only provides varied networking opportunities and a close insight into the jobs market, but is also a source of inspiration for all students trying to find their professional calling."