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Work Experience

Work experience is an essential strand of careers education. The National Careers Service explains that work experience is important as it is an opportunity to build skills, find out about yourself and test out your career ideas.

More information can be found on their website.

Year 8 work shadowing

Year 8, normally in early June, have the opportunity to have 2 days work shadowing. This is where they attend work with a parent, carer or family member to start getting a sense of what the world of work involves. More detail regarding this will be sent out in March. Those students who cannot take part in work shadowing have 2 days of careers related activities run on the site.

Year 10 work experience

Work experience will be taking place Monday 1st July - Friday 5th July 2024

The Parents' information evening is on Tuesday 21st November and resources from that evening and other key documents to support the process can be found below.

Parents' information evening presentation

Work Experience Booklet

Student own placement (SOP) form

User guide for the Veryan database

The url for the Veryan database is

Year 12 work experience

This area is awaiting information