Work experience 2023

Year 10 students will complete work experience 3rd July - 7th July 2023. Use this page to find out more

Guidance

FAQ

What hours am I allowed to do on placement?

You can do a maximum of:

  • 35 hours a week
  • 8 hours a day

You cannot start work before 7am or finish after 7pm

You cannot work on Sundays or bank holidays

A one hour consecutive break should be given after doing 4 hours of work.

Who are the key staff at school for work experience?

What do I say when I need to email or ring to ask about placements?

You can:

I have contacted employers but haven't heard anything back / they can't offer me a placement

You will need to look at alternatives. A useful resource for this will be the WEX support sheet 2.

Priorities

If you have found your placement already

Well done!

The employer needs a copy of the agreement form.

This needs to be completed and returned to school by Thursday 9th February.

 

If you need to find a placement

Carefully read:

  • Guidance booklet
  • Student support sheet

These documents will help you to find a placement.

Once you have found your placement, the employer needs a copy of the agreement form.

This needs to be completed and returned to school by Thursday 9th February.

 

Quick links

Looking for a placement? Use this link: https://nybep.work-experience.co.uk/ 

The password and username is on the WEX Letter 04 - Student Support Sheet

Important documents

Name
 WEX letter 00 - Introduction to WEX.pdfDownload
 WEX letter 01 - Work Experience Agreement Form.pdfDownload
 WEX letter 02 - FOR EMPLOYER.pdfDownload
 WEX letter 03 - FOR PARENTS.pdfDownload
 WEX letter 04 - Student Support Sheet.pdfDownload
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 WEX 2023 assembly.pdfDownload
 WEX support - sheet 1.pdfDownload
 WEX support - sheet 2.pdfDownload
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