John Jamieson School

"Students are enthusiastic about learning and, overall, their behaviour is outstanding". - Ofsted 2012

Work Related Learning

Work Related Learning at John Jamieson School
 

Students in our Post 16 provision have the opportunity to take part in a range of work related experiences dependent on individual needs and interests. These include:
Enterprise activities – making seasonal objects to sell for example Mother’s Day/Christmas presents and cards. These experiences build on design and technology skills, working under instruction, handling money and dealing with customers.
Horticulture – growing plants to sell at school and also at a local market.  These experiences build on science skills, working outdoors, working under instruction, handling money, and dealing with customers.
Café – preparing food and serving customers in a café run in school. These experiences build on food technology skills, hygiene awareness, working under instruction, handling money, and dealing with customers.
Soup and snack takeaway – preparing sandwiches and soup that are sold to staff. These experiences build on food technology skills, hygiene awareness, working under instruction, handling money, and dealing with customers.
Tuck shop – healthy snacks sold around school.  These experiences build on food technology skills, hygiene awareness, working under instruction, handling money, and dealing with customers.
Technical support placement - bespoke work experience offered by our technical support team. These experiences build on ICT skills, working under instruction and using initiative.
Music placement at partnership school – support with music sessions. These sessions build on music skills, working under instruction and using initiative.
Child care -  work experience within our early years setting. These experiences build on social communication, working under instruction and using initiative. 
Housekeeping -  cleaning and setting tables in dining hall. These experiences build on functional maths skills, working under instruction and using initiative. 
 
We are constantly reviewing our opportunities to meet the individual needs and interests of our young people.

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