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College Tour -Reaseheath College  January 2023

Reaseheath College Tour Jan 23


The Cheshire and Warrington Pledge Explore Programme 2022 -23

 James from the Cheshire and Warrington Pledge came into school to speak to pupils about the Explore Programme. This will involve pupils gaining valuable workplace experiences organised and supported by the Pledge gaining essential skills along the journey.


Pupils visited Reaseheath College as part of the programme. They looked round campus and then focussed on the Zoo, a business within the college.

Reaseheath College Pledge Tour

Gizbobots 2022

Gizmobots came in school for a STEM workshop. All Primary pupils worked collaboratively to create a 6ft plus robot out essentially junk!

They showed a fantastic range of skills including teamwork, problem solving and creativity.

Mark who helped pupils create the “bot” created a time lapse video of the day

Manchester University Print City Tour  2022

A group of year 10 pupils went to Print City at Manchester Metropolitan University. The pupils learnt how to use fusion 360 and created a 3D print plan for their own water bottle.

All pupils enjoyed the experience and got a guided tour of the facilities.

Print City

Manchester Airport 2022

Lower Primary and year 6 went to Manchester Airport to experience what the different jobs are like and to explore the AeroZone. The children were given old artefacts which were used in airports many years ago and were asked to guess what they were used for. Then the children were given time to go round and play in different areas, pretending to work in the airport. The children got the chance to check bags in, operate security, service passengers on the plane and actually fly the plane! Two firemen came to speak to us about their jobs and let the children dress up and try their uniforms on. To finish the day, we ventured out into Terminal 2 and saw all of the different jobs in action.

Manchester Airport



National Careers Week 2022

National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK. The aim is to provide a focus for careers guidance activity at an important stage in the academic calendar to help support young people leaving education.

Throughout the week pupils will be taking part in activities focussed around the link between curriculum subjects an careers and "I want to be". 

We will be sharing information and ideas with pupils and and parents all week via this website, School social media and email. 

Here are just a few of the resources that we will be using.

za lo 4 choosing a career powerpoint ver 1.pdf

BEX 2022

We had a workshop from BEX, a company whose mission it is to test and challenge young people’s knowledge when it comes to money.

“Our mission is to teach the next generation key financial skills that they can use to tackle any money problem that life throws at them”

Pupils from Y7-10 took part in the workshops. They all learned a lot, had fun and were praised for their exemplary behaviour.

Many thanks to Anika and Lily from BEX!

Further information on Bex card can be found at

BEX 2022

Paramedic Experience 2022

Pupils had a fantastic Careers experience when one of our lovely parents came in with her ambulance She spoke about what it was like to be a paramedic and showed pupils how to take their blood pressure.

Paramedic Experience


The Medical Mavericks 2021

We visited Adelaide School to see the Medical Mavericks and pupils were given the opportunity to take part in a workshop. Pupils learnt about the vast array of careers within the NHS (over 350) and got the chance to operate some really great technology.

This included:

Recording and printing an ECG from their heart

Using a real needle to take fake blood from a dummy arm

Trying their hand at key hole surgery

Seeing inside their body with an ultrasound machine

Listening to their pulse with a pulse doppler

Seeing their veins under a vein scanner

Experiencing different eye diseases with our pathology goggles

Taking basic medical obs including, blood pressure, oxygen level and temperature

Medical Mavericks


Careers and Football 2021

Max from Whitton Albion Football Academy visited school to talk about their football academy and he outlined the routes into coaching and semi professional football, Max also explained that the education route at Whitton Albion can lead to a degree level Qualification. He then supported a football session in the sports hall and is coming back to do a training session in the near future.


Next Steps Afternoon 2021

The Next Steps Afternoons were a fantastic chance for pupils, parents and carers to look at the transition from KS3,4 and 5 and the optional available. 

The events included representatives from Cheshire College South and West, Reaseheath College, Total People, Trafford College, Whitton Albion Football Academy, Crewe UTC, The DWP and Youth Support Services. Careers Leads, Careers Advisors and Staff were also available throughout the events. 

Next Steps 2021


National Careers Week 2021

Throughout National Careers Week we shared information online with our pupils, parents and carers. Once all pupils were back in school we held a Careers Day with the theme "My Dream Job". Pupils were asked to research their dream job and then create fact sheets about that career. We used these sheets to create a large display in school. 

 International Women's Day 2021

Well done to all pupils for getting involved in discussions surrounding gender inequalities in school. It is great to hear the views of our pupils and demonstrates their emotional intelligence.