The Careers Department arranged a trip to Chessington World of Adventure. During this visit the focus and main activities were interactive talks delivered by members of staff from around the resort including but not limited to Zookeepers, Engineers, Ride operators, Marketing and Hospitality Officers. The members of staff gave talks about what their job involves, the path they took to be in the role (university, apprenticeships, work experience) and where possible demonstrated elements of their role. They also give pupils the opportunity to ask questions and take part in an educational workshops.
14 Y9 students attended a Step into Engineering half day event at WSP on Thursday 12th October. This half-day event hosted by WSP, gave an overview of the engineering industry, the skills needed by its future workforce and the variety of career opportunities available. Students were able to speak with professionals and find out about their career paths and take part in an interactive activity.