QEGS were delighted to welcome back former Sixth Form student Zain Akhtar to our Careers Fair as a representative of PM+M Accountants. PM+M is a leading chartered accountancy, business advisory and financial planning firm based in the North West.

Zain joined QEGS in Year 7 and continued his studies at our Sixth form studying Economics, Physics and Mathematics. During his time at QEGS Sixth Form Zain was successful in securing an excellent apprenticeship with the Blackburn based company as part of their Audit team studying towards the Association of Accounting Technicians qualification.

Zain was one of 10 apprentices employed by PM+M, once he had completed his A Levels, the largest apprenticeship cohort PM+M have taken.

Mrs Powell, Head of Careers, regularly updates students with apprenticeship vacancies and supports students with the application process. Mrs Powell said “It was inspiring for our pupils to be able to talk to Zain about his time at QEGS and his Post 18 career choice and pathway. We are very proud of Zain’s achievements and proud to be supporting local employer’s.”