Work Shadowing

All year 12 students are expected and encouraged to take part in Work Shadowing.

This event will take place between 12th and 16th June 2017.

As young people taking part in work shadowing are not entitled to the benefit of the National Insurance Act, a modest personal injury insurance, which covers students in case of accidental injury, will be in place. Additionally, the company providing the placement MUST have Employer’s Liability Insurance in place for injury arising out of proven negligence, or breach of statutory duty by the company or its employees.

Students are not paid for work shadowing and will not receive any reimbursement for any costs incurred whilst on their placement. They will only be allowed to work a maximum of 8 hours a day and must comply with the Health and Safety regulations of the organisation, which includes wearing any safety clothing that is considered necessary or required by law.

Employers, universities and colleges place great emphasis on the benefits of work shadowing and I do not want any of our students to be disadvantaged if they do not take this opportunity. Therefore, we ask parents and carers for support in encouraging their son / daughter to arrange a work shadowing placement.

More Information

Should you like to receive any additional information on this area please contact:

Miss Lissa Rogers, Director of Sixth Form


Name Date  
Evaluation Form Student 2017 13th January 2017 Download >
Evaluation Form Employer 2017 13th January 2017 Download >
Work Shadowing Form 2017 13th January 2017 Download >
Work Shadowing Letter 2017 13th January 2017 Download >

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