Offering experiences of the workplace

Reigate College works in partnership with a number of local and national organisations to help students secure a valuable experience of the work place during the Lower Sixth year. This might be an insight day, work place visit, the opportunity to shadow an employer or employee, or a formal period of work experience.

Upper Sixth student and aspiring medic Jacob Foulsham undertook a period of work experience at Croydon Urgent Care Centre in July. He summed up his experience as follows: “It was an excellent insight into the daily life of people working in a hospital. I learnt lots about what it takes to be a doctor and was provided with lots of useful advice I can take with me into my career.”

Our thanks goes to all those who offered workplace experiences this year, including:

• Allen & Overy
• Canon
• Croydon Urgent Care Centre
• KPMG
• Morrisons Solicitors
• Mullard Space Science Lab
• Nestlé
• Psyon
• Smallfield GP
• Surrey Police
• Thermo Fisher
• UK Gas Technologies Ltd

The College would welcome hearing from anyone who could offer students similar opportunities of a workplace experience. Please contact Work Experience Coordinator Sam Burnett to find out more.

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