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Careers and Work-related Learning

Welcome to our page on careers and work-related learning

Here you will find information on our policy and current provision, as well as upcoming and past events. We also try to give you a snapshot of the wealth of activities our school offers to help prepare our students for an independent life and full participation in the community.


Mrs Gregory, Careers Lead



4th September - Work experience at the College Cafe, the YESS project and at Sam's Place start for our Year 12 and Year 13 students

10th September - Virtual visit from local business people Gary Jordan, Katie Cooper Lewis and Martin Rigley to kick off this year's enterprise challenge

5th October - Dragon's Den

w/b 3rd November - whole school enterprise week

14th November - Bracken Hill's virtual Christmas Fayre opens

Local Job Market Information

The following links can help you find out what jobs are likely to be important in this area over the coming years.

Click here for the icould website where you can investigate a whole range of jobs and your own preferences.

Click here for the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership up-to-date information on the growth sectors in the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire areas.  It shows routes into the growth sectors locally.

Click here for the National Careers Service website.

Click here for D2N2 local labour market information

Visit to Whitemeadows
We were taken through the whole production process, from sorting the fabrics to stuffing the cushions and making buttons. Students enjoyed the opportunity to ask questions and decided to design their own dream sofas. Karen offered to ask her design team to have a look at them and give feedback.

Festival of Skills Alfreton

Job Fair Kirkby