Pupils learn about 'next step' options at Rydal Penrhos' annual Careers Fair
8th March 2017

Pupils across a number of year groups at Rydal Penrhos got to learn more about their future career opportunities at a recent event.

The school held its annual Careers Fair on Friday, March 3, which was open to both Sixth Form and Middle School pupils.

There was a strong presence of further education options available to talk to in the form of Bangor and Dundee Universities, while many other professions that attended including engineering, agriculture, accountancy and physiotherapy.

Also in attendance were volunteer organisation Frontier in addition to teacher Veronica Patrick and Alumni and Development director Sarah Ritchie, who helped explain to pupils how Rydal Penrhos keeps in-touch with its former pupils.

The event was set up to give pupils a better understanding of their choices and what it takes to find work in the current climate.

Head of Sixth Form Pete Lavery, said: “Events like this are vitally important in a young person’s life, and we are delighted to give them opportunities to learn more about their future options after they leave Rydal Penrhos.

“The pupils here understand that it is never too early to start planning your future path, and they took a keen interest in what the various experts in different fields had to say.

“We would like to thank all the organisations that were a part of our Careers Fair, and I know the pupils benefitted tremendously from the experience.”

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