Work Experience

Why is it important?

The Importance of Work Experience. Employers prefer students with work experience. … Develop key skills: A work placement provides the opportunity for a student to develop key employability skills such as problem-solving, teamwork, communication, and time management that employers look for.

How to arrange a placement?

Simply download the agreement form, print it, and complete the relevant sections. This must be handed back to Mrs. Hallam in the Careers Room (Room 14) After this, go and enjoy the placement. On your last placement day make sure that the employer completes the ’employer report form’. This can be downloaded below. 

Sixth form work experience forms 

If you choose either in person or virtual work experience, please ensure the below form is completed.  If virtual, pages 2 and 3 are not required, however we will need evidence of your booking.

Please note that without the completed forms, you will not be unable to attend any work experience.

If you are seeking Virtual Work Experience, Speakers for Schools and Spring Pod have some excellent opportunities.

Employer report form

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Work Experience Agreement Form

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