Community of Practice - Schools
Supporting engagement between SEND schools and Employers
This page contains a variety of resources for schools to use, for students and staff. We would love to hear what you would like us to add to the page, so please do let us know.
3 in 30 Minutes – 10 Minute Introduction to Careers videos across a range of different areas
Supported Internships – What are they? Where can I find out more?
Workplace Guides – A chance to take a look inside different workplaces
Work Experience – What are the benefits? What did people do? Hear from students at Slated Row about their experiences
3 in 30 Minutes
Each week we interviewed 3 local organisations with the questions coming from students at SEND Schools across the SEMLEP region. Each week had a theme
Supported Internships are a great way for individuals to access employment. But what are they? What benefits do they bring and how do I get involved?
Use the resources below to Help you
Introduction to Supported Internships – An interview with Ali Campbell about Supported Internships and the way in which they can benefit individuals and businesses.
Shaw Trust Video – Hear from Abdel and Mel about the opportunities at Billing Garden Centre with the Shaw Trust
Guide – A written guide to share with individuals or businesses about supported internships and the benefits they bring to all involved.
We are looking to add as many guides as possible to this section to allow students an opportunity to see inside a workplace. Please feel free to share links with us and we will add the to the resources link below
Walk Around ACS – A chance to see what it is like when signing up for a recruitment agency. This video is filmed at ACS Recruitment in Northampton
Wincanton Guide – A photo guide to working at Wincanton (Sainsburys) in Northampton
Resource List - please share your videos with us and we will add them to this list.
Work Experience and Placements
We would love to share you success stories. From the students or the businesses which they have been working with. We will also be sharing links to external provides and new exciting opportunities around Virtual Work Experience
Slated Row Student Experiences - Hear from the students at Slated Row about their work placements and how it made a difference to them