Students in 6th form have been very busy in the World of Work. There is a wide variety of placements for all students with some travelling independently to and from their placements. We are very proud of their achievements.
6th From Work Experience Trip to Aerozone,
Stansted Airport - 23rd May 2017
This trip was planned for students who have been unable to access placements in the community this year. It has enabled them to gain experience about the careers around the airport environment in so many different ways.
First we met Joanne Davies from Aerozone, who organised the day, then we met the ‘Airport Ranger’ who took us to a flight deck (though a ‘departure gate’) and he told us all about the runway and what they do there, getting some great views of planes taking off and landing. Next we had a visit from the fire brigade and everyone got to hold the hose pipe and switch the water on. Great fun!
Inside the classroom they had ‘hands on’ experience of all the scientific interactive activities. We learnt about security searches and scanners. The students all sat in a real aeroplane seats and some student’s role played an airhostess serving drinks from the trolley. They learnt about the role of pilots, stewards, police, fire, security, and then tried on the many different uniforms. We also watched short videos of the airport.
There was so much to see and do that we couldn’t list it here but they all went home with a “passport” and badge and happy memories. All the students had a great day.A big ‘Thank You’ to the staff at ‘Aerozone’ for all their time, input, and planning to make the day memorable for our students.