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Our Y10s face the ‘big wide world’ of work

The ‘big wide world’ of work

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Fyling Hall’s Year 10s have set off into the ‘big wide world’ of work this week. There are not many schools in the area that participate in work experience and as it provides an excellent opportunity for students to gain an insight into the working world, develop important skills and boost confidence, our students are very fortunate. Pupils have spent many Learning for Life lessons finding out about interview techniques, how to produce the best […]

The Value of Work Experience

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Work experience provides an excellent opportunity for students to gain an insight into the working world; develop important skills and boost confidence. It is also a chance to be working with adults where listening skills, respect, maturity and resilience are vital. Whilst we understand that students obviously wish to work in an area that interests them, this is not always possible, as some of our Year 10s discovered. It is not necessarily important that the […]

It’s Work Experience Week . . .

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It’s work experience week for Year 10s at Fyling Hall! There were some nerves and excitement yesterday before they set off. Lunches were collected for those being taken to their placements by our mini bus, and the students were all ready and looking appropriately dressed for their place of work. We have students as far away as Birmingham, Stokesley and Middlesbrough. We have a student at East Barnby Outdoor Education Centre; someone learning about being a mechanic; […]