Year 10 6th – 10th July 2020
Year 12 1st – 5th June 2020
Work Experience offers a valuable opportunity for students to gain the experience of life in the workplace today providing the chance to develop their personal and social skills.
Please complete and return a copy of the Work Experience Medical/Additional Needs Questionnaire.
Work Experience is important in developing key skills in
And can help students
- learn about some of the demands, responsibilities and routines of working life.
- apply some of the skills they have been learning at school to the workplace.
- provide an opportunity in comparing some of their career ideas with actual experiences.
- to develop enterprise and employability skills.
The success of our work experience is down to the generosity of the businesses providing our students the chance to spend time in their workplace offering these opportunities. All students have to be supervised and are offered planned programmes of work by the employers, some of which have been outstanding at a very high level. They give up their time freely in support of our young people and we are very grateful for this.
For more information and details of how to arrange your work experience placements, Click to read our Information Booklet for Students and Parents 2020
Please read the booklet carefully and we look forward to another fantastic Work Experience week.
Miss Gage, Careers & Work Experience Co-ordinator
Well done to our Year 10 students – some fantastic comments from the organisations who kindly hosted placements:
“Very hardworking student. Pleasure to have as part of the work force team.”
“A very willing and hardworking team member. Welcome back anytime in the future.”
“Developed excellent relationships with the children and supported them well during lessons. Booklet excellent.”
Outstanding student, a credit to himself and the school. Overall performance has been excellent!”
“Been a star! Proved to polite, articulate, and intelligent by undertaking all work tasks with dedication and commitment. Book very good.”
“Excellent. A pleasure to have, helpful, willing and very mature.”
“Great ambassador for our school. He has literally ‘shone’ during placement. Outstanding student.”
“Best work experience student we have ever had! Excellent effort all week, superb commitment and motivation levels towards everything.”
Work experience – Cancelled for Year 12 & Year 10
I regret to inform Year 10 and 12 students that work experience has been cancelled for this year. This difficult decision has been made in light of the recent changing circumstances. The process of work experience requires companies to commit to having a student twelve weeks in advance for all the relevant health and safety checks to be carried out, along with paperwork to be sent out and completed by all parties. The health and safety company the school uses to carry out these checks, is going to find this very difficult over the coming weeks. Equally, companies themselves are in the unknown and are struggling to commit placements.
I understand this is very disappointment for students and once we are back at school we will look at making a plan. In the meantime, I will be contacting all placements which have already have been health and safety checked and any awaiting to be checked.
Any problems, please do not hesitate to contact myself.
Thank you for your support