1. Preparation and planning ahead is really important:
•Check distance and time to get to and from your placement
by your prefered transport method
•Check in advance your start time and BE PUNCTUAL .
• Check train times/bus times.
•Check weather report and adjust your travel time accordingly
• Try to do a mock travel run to familiarise yourself with the
journey and any potential hick-ups.
•Always phone if you are going to be late for any reason. It is
2. REMEMBER THAT FIRST IMPRESSIONS LAST.
MAKE SURE THAT YOU:
•Wear clothing appropriate to the job - Check your Job
Description or contact the employer if you are not sure.
•Avoid wearing anything that could be deemed offensive
• Make sure you fill out the front of your diary with CONTACT
NAME and NUMBERS for your employer. These can be found on
your Job Description.
3. Your Health & Safety induction should include fire evacuation
procedures; accident procedures; tour and introduction to key staff.
4. CONTACT MRS WOOD , MRS DARROCH OR MRS MOORE ON :
0208 3048531 email@example.com
5. Make sure you complete your Work Experience Diary each day .
You must also make sure that you have an opportunity to talk to
your employer at the end of the experience for an evaluation of
your time with the organisation/company. Your employer
should complete the appropriate section of your diary and
complete the reference at the rear.
6. DID YOU KNOW?
•You will be visited by a member of staff from Welling School and your tutor will make
contact with your employer via e-mail or a phone call each week.
•If you don’t yet have a placement you need to see Mrs Wood/Mrs Darroch or Mrs
Moore to see if one can be secured as a matter of urgency!
•If you have been given a placement at Welling School within a faculty area you MUST
talk to the Head of Faculty and find out what the expectations are with regard to work
wear, breaks, start and finish times. DO NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS. We are trying to
secure a dedicated ‘staff room’ for you and we are also looking into ‘swipe-cards’.
If you do not secure a placement you will be required to attend school and will participate
in a programme of coursework catch-up/completion and workshops. You will be required
to register each morning; wear full uniform and experience full school days. It is in your
Interests to secure a placement!