Every year, our Year 10 students are encouraged to undertake a week’s work experience with an employer of their choice during the summer term.
Details of this year’s work experience programme, together with links to work experience documentation, can be found below:
Work Experience at The Lakes School
Every year our year 10 students take part in a week’s work experience with an employer of their choice in the summer term.
Details below show the key dates, documentation needed, websites and passwords.
21st – 25th January Pack to tutors and student pack given to student
29th January Parents Information Evening 6.00pm
5th February Tuesday drop-in session for students in business room 1.30-2.00pm
22nd February Tuesday drop-in session for students in business room 1.30-2.00pm
22nd February Choices and consent forms to Mrs Buxton
24th June Students contact work placement for information on start and finish times, dress code and lunch arrangements
4th July Tutors give out diaries to students
8th – 12th July Tutor contacts students in tutor group by telephone and tutor visits.
15th July Tutor collects diaries from students and return to DBu in office.
Other documentation can be downloaded from the ‘Careers News’ page
Contacts and websites for extra help
www.cumbriaepb.co.uk – the first place to look for work placements
User name Wdh34 Password keFG90
www.bigambition for digital ideas and advice
www.nextsteps.co.uk a government website with a huge amount of information on careers
www.ucas website for university degrees, useful for knowing requirements for courses such as medicine, law, vets, teaching, dentistry, engineering.
www.connexions advice on whole range of careers and courses.
For further detail of our work experience scheme please contact Mrs Diane Buxton, our work experience co-ordinator: