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Employer Information

In order to support our vision of helping our pupils and students to be aspirational, we need the support of both the public and private sectors. The Careers programme is the bridge between education and employment. Therefore, our pupils and students need to understand, what skills and qualifications are required to be successful in the work place.

We invite all interested employers to engage with us at St Edward's College. The table below details how. For more information or to arrange a meeting please contact Margaret Maitland (Careers Coordinator): margaret.maitland@st-edwards.co.uk

Activity Description Duration Date
Careers Breakfasts - all year groups Careers Breakfast are designed to inform and inspire pupils and students to be aspirational in their career path.

We would like them to cover the presenter's:
2. Personal career journey
3.What employers want from young people?
4.Good and bad parts of their job
5.Pay and Benefits
30 - 45 minutes September 2023 - July 2024
Careers Fair
Years 7-13
Our annual Careers Fair is held in order to expose our pupils and students to as many careers as possible. This is to enable them to make better, more informed choices in the future.

We would like you to discuss your business and it's opportunities. Whether that be apprenticeships, technical qualifications or career paths.
All day 19 March 2024
Careers visits
Years 9-12
Careers Visits - We would like small groups of up to 15 pupils and students who are interested in a specific career path to be able to visit your place of work with a member of our teaching staff. The purpose is to inspire and expose students to different working environments. 2-3 hours September 2023 - July 2024
Work experience
Year 12 and 10 
Every Year 12 (Sixth Form student) aged 17 and Year 10 pupil aged 15 have to complete 5 days of experience.

It is important for our pupils and students to gain access to quality work placements. We understand the impact work experience can have in supporting their UCAS statement or applications for employment. 
5 days

Year 12 - 19 February 2024

Year 10 - 8 July 2024