Careers Speed Dating event for Year 8

speed_datingAt this event students got the chance to talk to a variety of people from a wide range of workplaces and find out more about their careers. In their work booklets, students recorded information about:

  • Career paths from school
  • Qualifications & skills
  • Clothing for the job
  • Usual working hours
  • Typical customers and expectations
  • The best part of their job and the part that they enjoy the least



Organisations represented were:

Barclays Bankcareers2
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC)
NCC legal
Talking Point Events
Active Northumberland
Ashington Community Trust Charity