Linked Curriculum Workshop & Visit with Zenith

The UK's leading independent leasing, vehicle outsourcing and fleet management provider work with GCSE Business Studies students to open their eyes to the possibilities of their learning.

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FOCUS: Help GCSE Business Studies students to apply their classroom learning to real careers with the help of a top local employer.

15 students from Crawshaw Academy in Leeds got a careers masterclass from business volunteers at Zenith, first with an interactive recruitment workshop in the classroom followed by a visit to their headquarters in Calverley.

At the workplace visit, the students took part in individual mock interviews, a group assessment centre task, a drive around in a hybrid vehicle with an explanation of Zenith’s market and an F1 car simulator experience.

The classroom activity and visit helped students to see the tangible opportunities available as result of the learning from their Business Studies course.

 

Results

  • 92% of the students that took part said the activity helped them think about jobs they could do in the future
  • 100% of the students said they felt better prepared for the world of work as a result
  • 100% of the students said the activity made them more aware of their own aspirations and skills

"I enjoyed the interviews the most as they helped me have a lot more confidence in  myself and it gave me an insight in what to expect in different interviews." 

Year 10 student, Crawshaw Academy


 

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