about their industries. Morrisons Supermarket kindly donated a whole host of uniforms to be used during the world of work week and also sent over videos which provided a tour round a Morrisons store. The schools DYW Coordinator used these uniforms and videos to deliver a session on preparing for the workplace. Pupils talked about why we might wear a uniform to work then guessed which Morrisons uniform related to which job role. Pupils got a chance to try on the uniforms to see how they felt; we had fishmongers, till operators, café workers to a manager! We then took part in some fun role play to demonstrate our customer service skills. Retail and hospitality is a pathway which interest many of the department's pupils so it was a great opportunity for them to visually see what this may be like.
DYW and SDS gave a joint presentation at assembly to increase awareness about the support that is available to them in school. We touched on No Wrong Path and played an interactive game encouraging pupils to identify the skills they already have.
The next day we were joined by Nicola, Lyall and Ellie from KR Group to provide an insight into the construction industry. They started off by showing pupils what safety equipment they would be expected to wear on site. In each session we had one group working on putting together a small steal structure. Pupils had to work as a team to read the instructions and fit together the parts, securing using nuts and bolts. To make sure the insight was inclusive we had another station running where pupils were building a model of a drawing using marshmallows and cocktail sticks.
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