WORK EXPERIENCE SUCCESS
We have secured yet another work experience placement for one of our sixth form girls from St Dominic’s! What a success. The sources of these new connections have been through contacts from my Business for Breakfast meetings and also through parental contacts. We are focusing on employability skills and making sure that the girls have had sufficient work experience opportunities to enhance their CVs for university applications or job applications. Here is a taste of the links we have secured for our girls and the placements they have gone ahead and secured themselves as a consequence:
Two girls have enjoyed opportunities through Steve Cranston of Lilac Media. One girl went for work experience in October half term and the next one has booked herself in for when we break up from school in July.
Alan Griffiths the Group MD of Mail Solutions Limited has agreed to offer two of our girls work experience placements at the Telford site this summer. They are currently negotiating the weeks of their placement directly.
Carl Croft of Croft Architecture took one of our girls for an amazing work experience opportunity back in October. She has gained confidence and insight by arranging this experience and returned to school with some amazing plans and drawings as testament to this fantastic experience.
Our latest connection is with Lesley of The Brand Warehouse in Stafford. One of our girls is currently arranging some experience there in the next couple of weeks whilst she is on study leave! What a dedicated student!
We have been delighted by how willing and supportive business owners are in providing such fantastic opportunities for young people. We hope that our girls continue to secure exciting opportunities for themselves in the future!