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Work Experience

“By the age of 16, every pupil should have had at least one experience of a workplace, additional to any part-time jobs they may have.  By the age of 18, every pupil should have had one further such experience, additional to any part-time jobs they may have.”

Gatsby Benchmark 6 - Experiences of Workplaces

Careers guidance and access for education and training providers – Department for Education October 2018

Developing Skills for Life and Work

Work Experience helps students to develop key skills which employers say young people need in the workplace. These skills include:

  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Social skills
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Working with others

Learning and developing these skills builds confidence so that students can move on to the next challenge in school, university, work and life.

Our current Year 10 students will complete their work experience from Monday 24th to Friday 28th June 2019.