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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.

6th September - Work experience at the Acre Community kitchen and at Sam's Place start

13th September - Work experience at Morrison's and at the YESS project start

                            Job Fair for Year 11s at Kirkby Festival Hall

17th September - Festival of Skills for KS4 and 5 at Alfreton Leisure Centre

21st November - Careers Fair for KS4 and 5 at Derrymount School 

22nd and 29th November - Visits to Takeover Radio for KS4

4th December - Visit to Whitemeadows for 15 students from Rufford and Thoresby 

Local Job Market Information

The following links can help you find out about 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

Festival of Skills Alfreton

Job Fair Kirkby

Job Fair Kirkby 1
Job Fair Kirkby 2
Job Fair Kirkby 3