St John Bosco Arts College welcome over 40 employers for biggest careers fair in the school’s history

St John Bosco Arts College, situated in the heart of Croxteth, recently hosted its biggest-ever careers fair that welcomed over 40 employers from diverse industries. 

The event, open to students from Year 9 to Year 13, provided an opportunity for them to meet potential employers and explore some of the available career options.

Also in attendance at the event were local colleges, universities and training providers, including Myerscough College, LIPA, Everton Football College, Edge Hill University, Liverpool John Moore’s University, and Liverpool Media Academy, who shared insight into further and higher education options for those in Year 11 and Year 13.

There was a diverse range of employers at the event, with something to suit all student’s future career interests and ambitions.

Some employers included Merseyside Police, The Armed Forces, Aintree Hospital, Hill Dickson Solicitors, Liverpool City Council, LSTB, Thin Blue Line, Jacobs, Women in STEM, and many more.

The careers fair was organised by assistant headteacher and head of sixth form, Charlotte Lyon, and careers coordinators, Adam Powell and Antony Stagg.

Charlotte said: “Careers education is an integral part of our curriculum and ensuring our students understand the pathways available to them and are supported to make informed decisions about their future.

“These events are the perfect opportunity for our young people to meet real employers and have their questions answered. It is also a chance for them to discover different sectors and potentially find their true passion.”

Employers in attendance at the careers fair praised the school and students for creating such a well organised event.

One employer said: “Lovely welcome. Good questions and interest from the students. Thank you, St John Bosco.”

While another added: “Excellent day, thank you for looking after us all.”

Headteacher at St John Bosco Arts College, Darren Gidman, commented on the event’s success. He said: “We are delighted with the turnout for our annual careers fair event. It was incredible to see our young people engaging with employers and educational institutes and making plans for their future.

“We are committed to providing each of our students with the tools, knowledge and opportunities to build the foundations for their next steps, whatever they may be.”

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