Year 10 Work Experience

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 the Year 10 Work Experience was put on hold for the time being.  Sadly providers haven't resumed service as they had before.

The school are working clsoely local companies and parents to create oppurtunities for our students. This information is communicated directly with parents and students, so if you havent recieved and update get in touch with the school office via

In the meantime, please refer to our Virtual Work Experience page which lists some useful opportunities that will help you to further develop your skills during the current situation.

Work experience is a great opportunity for students to learn about the world of work, develop transferable skills and it provides students with an insight into some of the career paths that may be available to them in the future. 

Cressex Community School believes that work experience is an essential part of a student’s holistic development and has continued to offer work experience, despite changes to Government policy and focus.

Transferable Skills
Working outside
Caring for others
Talking to customers
Working with numbers
Working as part of a team
Working independently
Working with computers
Working with animals
Organising and planning
Using creative skills
Using writing skills
Working with tools
Using the telephone


The school, in connection with the Learning to Work, (LTW), works hard to make sure that work experience placements are meaningful and appropriate for all Year 10 students. 

Work Experience Co-ordinator:   Mrs Bhandal