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The Basildon Academies

Year 10 Complete Successful Work Experience Placements

Congratulations to our Year 10 students who have successfully completed their recent work experience placements. 

During a two-week period, our students were given the fantastic opportunity to work with professionals in a wide variety of industries. Placement providers included 360 Play, Basildon & Southend Hospitals, Boots, CNH Industrial, Gateway 97.8, Harvester, K9 Bubblez, Maritime Transport, Mold Accounting, Pret A Manger, Priority Traffic Management Ltd, RGK Maintenance Group, Toby Carvery and many Primary & Nursery Schools.  

"It's a great place to work & all the staff are lovely." Riley & Nicholas (360 Play Basildon) 

"It's a fun experience & a great place to work." Jayden (Toby Carvery, Basildon). 

"I really feel that they value me as a work experience placement student." Rachel (Southend Hospital). 

"I've really enjoyed the experience & learnt new skills. I have gained a good understanding of how the company runs" Jenson (England Fire Stopping & Diamond Drilling). 

"Confidence is key & Lorna has been great with the customers." Boots, Thurrock Lakeside employee.  

"It has been amazing having such a hardworking student with us. Bradley has been a pleasure to work with." Pret A Manger employee, Thurrock Lakeside. 

“Everyone loved having Filip as part of the team, and they want him to work here permanently. We would offer him a job when he leaves school.” Harvester employee, Romford. 

“We really enjoy taking on students who are keen to learn about working in a pharmacy" "Toyosi is very confident and easy to work with.  She is capable of working in a team and has great communication skills." Allcures Pharmacy employee. 

"Abi has been brilliant to work with & we would love for her to do an apprenticeship with us." Treehouse Nursery and out of School Club employee. 

I have enjoyed learning new things which will benefit me going forward" Bailey
"Bailey works hard and is keen to learn. He has been very enthusiastic" Southend Hospital Maintenance Team Employee. 

Click here for more photos of our students on work experience.