Careers Fair 2018

Penrice Academy Holds Biggest and Best Careers Fair Yet

On Thursday 8th November, Penrice Academy opened its doors to hundreds students and parents and individuals from colleges, universities and businesses for our annual Careers event.

The evening provided an opportunity to obtain information from a variety of sources – Employers, Training Providers, Careers Organisations, Colleges, Sixth Forms & Universities. Over 1000 students and parents visited the school to talk to higher education representatives, industry professionals and employers to discuss apprenticeships, work experience and career progression beyond Year 11.

Our visitors for this year included: Army, Bodmin Sixth Form, Callywith College, Careers 4 U, Cornwall College, Cornwall Hospice Care, Cornwall Outdoors, Duchy College, Education Training Skills, Exeter University, Falmouth Marine School, Falmouth University, Gilbert and Goode, Kings College London, Mevagissey Museum, National Citzenship Service, Newquay Campus CC, Next Steps South West, Ocean Housing, Partech, Plymouth University Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Polymermedics, Rock View Vets, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Royal Navy, St Austell Brewery, St Austell Library, TBS, The Eden Project, To Life Truro and Penwith College and Wheal Martyn.

Assistant Principal Richard Cardigan said: “This year saw yet another highly successful careers fair at Penrice Academy. The whole evening was extremely popular and busy and there was a real buzz around our Sports Hall.”

“My sincere thanks to all the colleges, universities and businesses for giving up their free time to support us and our young people. It gives them a brilliant opportunity to see the world beyond Penrice and simply consider what they would like to do next!”

If you are an employer and would like to be involved in future Careers Fairs or other Careers Events please contact Charlotte Selley at Penrice Academy: