North Ridge High School is committed to every young person getting the careers advice, information advice and guidance they need, and that this advice is in their best interest, and theirs alone.


North Ridge Careers Lead: Elaine Redpath

North Ridge Careers Adviser: Steve Leach from Career Connect

North Ridge Enterprise Adviser: Nicola Sorton



North Ridge High School has completed the three stage Inspiring IAG Award and has now achieved the Quality in Careers Standard. The Quality in Careers Standard is the single national quality award for careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) in schools, colleges and work-based learning. QiCs Certificate



We work with Career Connect, a Matrix approved organisation which provides quality independent careers advice, bridging the gap to learning and employment and better life chances for young people and adults.




Career Connect offers our students:


  • Impartial Careers advice
  • Advice and support to apply for college courses
  • Advice and support to apply for apprenticeships, traineeships, supported Internships and  volunteer work
  • Job-searching
  • CVs, job applications and interview preparation
  • Information and advice on local, training opportunities (paid and unpaid)



Our school Careers Lead is Elaine Redpath and our Careers Adviser is Steve Leach from Career Connect.


If you would like to get in touch please ring the school on 0161 553 0200. Steve works at North Ridge on Tuesday. He can also be emailed on





NRHS Students Education to Employment Journeys:

Sadek’s Journey to work at NMGH


Rabab’s Morgan Sindall work experience


Kane’s experience at NRHS and gaining employment


Jason’s experience at NRHS and gaining employment


Christopher’s experience at NRHS and gaining employment