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Business/Employer Section

Here at Monkseaton High school we are always looking to develop links and build relationships with local and regional businesses to engage our students in careers provision. The expertise, information and experiences you can provide for our students is invaluable and can really help to inspire them, as well as make informed decision about their future.


How could your business support our students at Monkseaton High School?

  • Provide experiences of work places – this could be one off experiences or you may wish to offer placements to students during dedicated work experience weeks: Year 10 (29 June to 3 July 2020) and Year 12 (6 July to 10 July 2020)

  • Offer tailored sessions for students in school (e.g. talks or workshops or mentoring)

  • Participate in careers speed dating, mock interview days or careers fairs

  • Ask employees/apprenticeships to share their experiences

  • Deliver assemblies

  • Attend or run after school clubs


MHS Link Business 2019-20: Formica


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How are we working with Formica?


  • Half termly meetings with our Formica enterprise advisor to discuss progress against the Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Organised activities/event for MHS students e.g. Engineering apprentice tour for Y11 and Y12 students 2018-19

  • 2019-20: Work experience placements across a range of departments

  • 2019-20: Tailored workshops and talks for selected students across key stages 4 and 5.

Formica Group is a leading provider of branded, designed surfacing solutions for commercial and residential customers worldwide. As the world’s largest manufacturer of High Pressure Laminate (HPL), our international network of design, manufacturing, distribution and sales operations maintains the recognition of Formica® as a global brand.

If you would like to get involved in our CEIAG program please contact Sean Hay (Assistant Headteacher/Careers Lead) at office@monkseaton.org.uk or complete the form below;

Click here for our Access Policy Document

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