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Work Experience Placements 2023

Work experience makes a huge difference to young people in terms of preparing them for life beyond school and helping them in making important career choices.

If you are able to offer a work experience placement to one or more of our pupils please complete our Google Form: https://forms.gle/52qJkQKoFgaEfevh8

Businesses – We need your expertise!

At Folkestone Academy we are busy growing your employees of the future.

We need your help to raise their aspirations, develop their employability skills and help them understand how their learning links to the world of work.

The Careers programme at Folkestone Academy is broad and there are a number of ways in which you could support:

  • Provide work experience/work shadowing opportunities;

  • Participate in careers fairs;

  • Provide real-life projects for pupils to work on in specific subject areas;

  • Support with mock interviews;

  • Give an inspiring talk based on your industry or job role;

  • Run a workshop with activities relating to your area of expertise;

  • Be part of our discussions about pathways after school e.g. apprenticeships;

  • Help champion specific issues and challenge barriers in the workplace around gender stereotyping, disability etc.

If you would like to play a role in inspiring the younger generation, please contact:

Mrs Katy Tibbles (Stakeholder and Community Engagement Manager) - katy.tibbles@turnerschools.com

Mrs Kelly Jarrett (Careers Advisor) - kelly.jarrett@turnerschools.com