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National Work Experience Week 2016

14 October 2016

Youth Connexions support around 7,000 young people each year to take up work experience placements which gives them valuable insight into the world of work.

Primary school students are Rocketing into the Future

14 September 2016

Youth Connexions primary school careers programme Rocket into the Future supports schools in ensuring their students are prepared for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of future life including secondary school.

Getting your A-level or GCSE results? Youth Connexions is here to help!

17 August 2016

Whatever results you get – whether better or worse than you hoped for – there are plenty of options for you. Youth Connexions advisers are on hand to help you to think about the right choices for you, whether that’s in education, training or employment.

Students explore widely as the Rocket lands in Ralph Sadleir Middle School

05 July 2016

The Youth Connexions ‘Rocket into the Future’ programme suite encourages students to think about their skills and future aspirations.  Ralph Sadleir Middle School in Puckeridge chose the Landing and Exploration module for a two day session.

Students inspired by new opportunities during careers carousel

01 July 2016

Youth Connexions recently coordinated a one day careers event for Key Stage 5 students at Presdales School in Ware. Students participated in an energetic careers carousel where they had the chance to meet local, national and global employers and seek advice and information.

Young People from Watford and Three Rivers complete their Bronze DofE Practice Expedition

30 June 2016

42 young people from across Watford and Three Rivers who are working towards their Bronze DofE awards took part in a very successful practice expedition during June. ‘Expedition’ is one of four required components of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award programme, the other three being Volunteering, Physical and Skills.

Mission Control and Total Eclipse at Flamstead End School in Cheshunt

22 June 2016

Youth Connexions’ careers and work related learning programme Rocket into the Future is designed  to inspire primary school students to start thinking about their skills and aspirations. Personal Advisers delivered Rocket into the Future sessions for both Year 6 classes at Flamstead End School in Cheshunt in mid June.

Students at Morgans Primary School in Hertford get set to blast off into secondary school

14 June 2016

Rocket into the Future is the careers and work related learning programme designed for primary school students by Youth Connexions. Personal Advisers delivered a Rocket into the Future session for both Year 6 classes at Hertford’s Morgans Primary School on 8th June.

Pop-up advice creates a buzz in Hertford town centre

03 June 2016

Youth Connexions hold events in all sorts of locations so that young people can better access guidance and support. The latest location was Hertford town centre, on a very chilly day during half term week.

Primary school pupils prepare for their next steps with Rocket into the Future

03 June 2016

Youth Connexions delivered the careers group work course Rocket into the Future across the whole spring term in The Grange Junior School, Letchworth Garden City. The module introduces children in years 5 and 6 to the choices ahead, and starts them thinking about their skills, aspirations and opportunities.