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Hinchingbrooke School

Year 10 Work Experience

Hinchingbrooke School believes in the real benefits of work experience to all our Year 10 students. We have endeavoured to be in a position, through internal and external experience in running these schemes, to provide the platform to place over 300 students in a work placement over 2 weeks.

Please download your Work Experience Form

During the week commencing Monday 17 June and Monday 24 June 2024 please use the following mobile number: 07872 422172 if you need to contact the school.

WHy is work experience important? 

It enables students to:

  • Find out about the world of work
  • Work with adults
  • Behave in a responsible and mature way
  • Experience the disciplines of going to work and a daily work routine
  • Learn the employability skills of punctuality, safety, accuracy, good manners and professional conduct
  • To find out which skills and attitudes employers look for
  • Understand some aspects of the way in which a business works, e.g. working conditions and procedures, finance, management, marketing, distribution, customer care etc
  • Learn new skills
  • Gain an increased awareness of their own personal qualities, skills, abilities, strengths and weaknesses build up confidence
  • Develop self-reliance and flexibility
  • Take responsibility for organising themselves to travel to and from the work placement

Resources for Work Experience: