Sidmouth students focus on career choices

PUBLISHED: 11:49 08 February 2012

PC Gary Gates from Devon and Cornwall Police, is pictured with Chantelle Stone, Tracey Beer and Lucy Coles from Sidmouth College at a Year Nine careers roundabout event

PC Gary Gates from Devon and Cornwall Police, is pictured with Chantelle Stone, Tracey Beer and Lucy Coles from Sidmouth College at a Year Nine careers roundabout event

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Careers Roundabout event aids Sidmouth College Year Nine students

IT’S not often students at Sidmouth College get the chance to reverse a tractor around a car park, handle a ferret or cook with a hotel chef.

These were just some of the activities on offer to Year Nine students at last week’s Careers Roundabout.

From agricultural management to the Army, a career in the Police, business management or floristry, someone was there to give students an insight into a diverse range of careers.

PC Gary Gates from Devon and Cornwall Police, is pictured with Chantelle Stone, Tracey Beer and Lucy Coles.

Thanking representatives from local businesses and organisations who gave up their time for the event, vice principal, Julie Capewell, said: “The day was a huge success, with many Year Nine students now realising the breadth of interesting opportunities available to them if they focus and work hard.”


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