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Work Experience

All students in Years 10 and 12 will have the opportunity to take part in physical or virtual work experience activities.  During the Summer Term, students will be expected to spend a week in employment, gaining experience and skills to support decision-making and to inspire them with the opportunities they have. 

Year 10 & 12 Work Experience Timeline & Key Dates

Date Event
Friday 27th January 2023 Year 10 Launch Assembly
Self placement paperwork handed out
Monday 13th February 2023 Year 12 Launch Assembly
Self placement paperwork handed out
Friday 17th March 2023 Deadline to submit self placement paperwork to Mrs Tunnicliffe
All students should source their own work experience placement
Friday 26th May 2023 Students who have not self-placed will be matched to a placement provided by Career Connect and notified.
W/C 19th June 2023

Students to contact their placement to re-confirm

Wednesday 5th July  Deadline for students to contact placement provider 
10th - 14th July 2023 Year 10 & Year 12 students on Work Experience

Work Experience Launch 

Resources Link
Career Connect Work Experience Launch Assembly download
Year 10 Work Experience Choices Form download
Year 10 Self-placement Form download
Year 10 WEX Parent Letter download
Year 12 Work Experience Choices Form download
Year 12 Self-placement Form download
Year 12 WEX Parent Letter download

Students are requested to self-place using the guidance provided in the launch assembly and sent to students and parents via Edulink.  ​We have links through The Pledge Partnership to employers in a wide range of sectors to support students with finding placements and both school and Career Connect will give more support to those who, despite their best efforts, have not been able to find an appropriate placement.

Current Opportunities

Queen's Park High School has access to a National data base containing the Virtual Work Experience placements available for Year 10 - 13 students from employers across the country. 
These resources give students access to search, find and apply for virtual work experience placements and inspiring remote insight days with some of the UK's top employers.

Please click on the images below to view all current virtual work experience opportunities.

Sixth Form students should also follow our Queen's Park High School social media accounts and check for information provided via Mrs Prydden and Mrs Watts regarding virtual career events and opportunities during the academic year.

For up to date careers information please follow our designated careers twitter account: @QPHSCareers