Emergency services talk at Welwyn Garden City school

DO you remember those strenuous school days, when you were plotting your future career?

It’s a difficult time for most.

For some the biggest question is, what exactly do you want to do next?

Once you have a rough idea of a possible future, then you have to find out the next best step in order for you to achieve this.

Should you go out into the ‘big wide world’?

Or maybe you would be best to take on further education, in sixth-form or college, and then eventually onto university?

GCSE and A-level students at Stanborough School were given a helping hand this week.

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For workers from a wide-range of occupations visited the school in Lemsford Lane, WGC, to talk to them about the specifics of the job and what the students’ next possible options are.

In attendance included Hertfordshire Constabulary, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service, a tree surgeon, teachers, a management and finance expert, a professional sports teacher, as well as WHT reporter Simon Wesson, who gave a talk on journalism.

Each presentation featured the nature of the worker’s career, their day-to-day tasks, how much they get paid and their working hours, the entry requirements and routes into that career, along with the personality and skills requirements needed.