Work Experience

Work Experience Week runs from 24th March to 28th March with students on a variety of placements, both locally and further afield as far as London.

Emily and Anna worked at Rugged Interactive, a sports company, where they developed a customer survey as marketing research.

Emily and Anna worked at Rugged Interactive, a sports company, where they developed a customer survey as marketing research

School staff drop in to check students are getting the most from their placement and that employers are also benefitting from the experience. Punctuality, teamwork and communication skills are all assessed. It is important that students leave the placement with a new set of skills.

Hugh with manager of Fowey Hall Hotel, Chris Williams

Hugh with manager of Fowey Hall Hotel, Chris Williams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employers have been complimentary about the high standard of Fowey students’ contributions in the workplace, highlighting their excellent communication skills and ability to work well as part of a team.

Ryan at Brown Sugar, a busy cafe in the heart of Fowey

Ryan at Brown Sugar, a busy cafe in the heart of Fowey

Billy helps out with the school Acer laptops as part of the IT team

Billy helps out with the school Acer laptops as part of the IT team

 

Katy at Duchy Nursery in Lostwithiel

Katy at Duchy Nursery in Lostwithiel

Chef Alex with Aidan at Le Bistro

Chef Alex with Aidan at Le Bistro

Duchy Nursery in Lostwithiel hosted several Fowey students

Duchy Nursery in Lostwithiel hosted several Fowey students

 

Callum, left, a former Fowey work experience student who is now on an apprenticeship, with Jake at Jimmy Marine in Golant

Callum, left, a former Fowey work experience student who is now on an apprenticeship, with Jake at Jimmy Marine in Golant