Students in 4th year and lower sixth are expected to undertake a week of work experience towards the end of the summer term. It usually takes places during the first week of July, during Activities Week. Students are encouraged to source their own placement as we feel this ensures that the placement they choose is of interest to them, and therefore will be more enjoyable.
Springpod is a useful website which aims to connect young people to a wide range of companies. Please visit wwww.springpod.co.uk for further information.
Some likes, dislikes, and advice from last years work placements:
I loved the freedom and responsibility I had
Choose to do something you're interested in to pass the time quickly
I really didn't like working 8 am til 5 pm
I loved the building and premises, especially the beach in the car park