Past Pupils

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

CAMERON

Cameron finished CGS and went on to study Creative Media Production at Carshalton College.

 

Cameron has excelled in this field and won the Best Learner of the Year award for Carshalton College! Cameron's tutor said the following...

"Cameron is a worthy winner and we have no doubt he will be hugely successful in his chosen career. I am incredibly proud of his achievements."

 

Well done Cam, we're proud of you too!

KATRINA

Did you enjoy CGS? If yes, what made us a good school for you?

Yes I enjoyed most of it! 

 

What is your favourite memory of CGS?

My favourite memories are doing Art with Mr Lansley, making friends
and Gilbert falling down the man hole!

 

Did you go to college?

Yes, I did Skills for Life at Nescot College and then changed to Employability. I also do The Princes Trust at South Thames College.

 

Where are you working now?

I’m looking for work at the moment but I have had a couple of jobs...
I worked in Hospitality and at Chessington

ILIUS

Did you enjoy CGS? If yes, what made us a good school for you?

Yes I really did! 

 

What is your favourite memory of CGS?

I really enjoyed going fishing with Mr Lansley, I learnt lots and made some good friends, like Katrina.

 

Did you go to college?

Yes, I went to South Thames College and studied ICT Level 2. I also went to Wandsworth and studied Art & Design Level 2.

 

Where are you working now?

I’m looking for work at the moment but my previous job was working for the Royal Mail, it was a temporary Christmas job but I really enjoyed it.

Did you enjoy CGS? If yes, what made us a good school for you?

Yes I really enjoyed school! CGS was welcoming, the teachers were great and I made good friends.

 

What is your favourite memory of CGS?

My favourite memory is going on Challenger Troop. It was knackering but amazing! It was high demanding and intense and I learnt lots about teamwork. 

 

Did you go to college?

Yes, I’m in my second year at Carshalton College studying Construction.

 

Where are you working now?

I’m working in Sales for a company called Double Impact Marketing, they are based in Elephant & Castle. I work 4 days a week when I’m not at college. I have applied for an apprenticeship and hopefully I’ll get it! 

 

Do you enjoy working?

Yes I really do! My work place is a lovely place to work and has a great atmosphere. My colleagues are nice and I feel I’m making something of myself!

ABDULAHI 

Double Impact Marketing

REMELA 

Shangri-La Hotel, The Shard

Did you enjoy CGS? If yes, what made us a good school for you?

Yeh I enjoyed the school, it helped me with things I can't do, it helped me get better at reading and writing.

 

What is your favourite memory of CGS?

I liked helping out a lot, I really liked helping the younger children.

 

Did you have a favourite teacher and why?!

Mrs Dawson. Everyone says I'm famous because Mrs Dawson has a photo of me at work on her office wall!

 

Did you go to college?

I went to the school 6th Form and really liked it. It helped me to learn more.

 

Where are you working now?

I am working at The Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard in London. I work in the pastry kitchen. I pack the cakes, and pastries (like scones and macaroons) and box them up to send upstairs. 

 

Do you enjoy working?

Yeh I enjoy it. Everyone likes me at work, when I'm on holiday they say they miss me and can't do without me! They say they're struggling when I'm not there, they all love me!

Did you enjoy CGS? If yes, what makes us a good school?

I did enjoy it because I liked seeing all my friends and the teachers. It's a good school because it helped me to find my job.

 

What is your favourite memory of CGS?

I liked seeing Mr Chapman, I liked PE and playing with the kites!

 

Did you have a favourite teacher and why?!

Mrs Dawson, Mr Chapman, Mr Guppy..... everyone really!

 

Did you go to college?

I went to the school 6th Form. I liked it becuase I had Miss Hollywood and we did cooking and life skills.

 

How did the 6th Form prepare you for life after school?

I did lots of life skills in the 6th Form and lots of cooking and work experience. I did work experience in a nursery at a school and I helped with lunchtimes, like I do in my job now.

 

Where are you working now?

I work at Poplar Primary School and have been working there for 1 year in December! I help serve the food and help the other lunchtime staff. I work everyday and really like it!

MARIA 

Poplar Primary School

CLAUDE 

Cricket Green School & Spring Board Project

Did you enjoy CGS? If yes, what makes us a good school?

Yes because of Tech Services, I liked IT the most.

 

What is your favourite memory of CGS?

Learning, friends and get togethers.

 

Did you have a favourite teacher and why?!

Miss Jackson because she is nice!

 

Where are you working now?

I volunteer at Cricket Green School and Spring Board Project Grasshoppers group. At Cricket Green School I do Tech Services, I set up the hall for lunch, and I do afternoon duty in the playground. At Grasshoppers I support children with Leisure Activities.

Did you enjoy CGS? If yes, what makes us a good school?

Yes I did because of the music and I learnt how to do things by myself. I liked the music the most!

 

What is your favourite memory of CGS?

Performing at the Jack Petchey Awards.

 

Did you have a favourite teacher and why?!

All the teachers were good, but I really liked Jorge because he inspired me to be me... so I want to say a big thank-you to him.

 

How did the 6th Form prepare you for life after school?

It did because I learnt how to get from Crewe and back to London, and I learnt how to budget.

 

Where are you studying now?

I'm at Reaseheath College and I'm studying Land Based Studies, this includes agriculture and horticulture. 

And Maths & English!

BEN

Reaseheath College

JUAN 

Cricket Green School & Jigsaw4u

Did you enjoy CGS? What did you like most?

Having fun with my friends and going out on trips.

 

What is your favourite memory of CGS?

All my friends saw me having a hearing aid and I use to turn them off and all my friends said I wish I was I deaf! And Mr O’Brien, Mr Lansley and Miss Dawson came to see me in Guys Hospital when I had an operation on both my legs.

 

Did you have a favourite teacher? And why?

My favourite teacher was Mr O Brien because if I had any problems he would listen and understand me as well.

 

Did you go to college? 

I went to Carshalton College and Lambeth College in Vauxhall. My favourite college was Lambeth College because I studied computers in IT.

 

Where are you working now?

I work in Cricket Green School in the 6th form and I work at Jigsaw4u.

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Lower Green West

Mitcham

Surrey

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Phone: 020 8640 1177

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