Business Friends

Business Friends

This is a network of over 200 local businesses who do the extra to support the students at this school.  The Business Friends provide the following:-

Work Experience

  • Work experience for over 150 Year 10 students for a week every summer
  • Work experience for over 50 Year 12 students every summer
  • Provide personal work experience packages for students who require an individual approach
  • Provide work experience for subjects like Health Care, giving students additional opportunities that enhance career options

Information

  • Provide a point of contact that allows for up to date career information

Employment/Apprenticeships

For many of our students, our Business Friends community is the next step destination for their career paths.  Working locally and gaining experience is hugely beneficial to them and these first links are often established via the Business Friends community.

Want to be involved?

Contact Caroline Beaumont on businessfriends@thirskschool.org to get more information