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Gap Year Fair 2019

Over 50 pupils from both Canford and other local schools explore the exciting options open to them on a Gap Year at an event in Long Gallery on Thursday 7th February.

 

A Gap Year can be a really rewarding chance to experience a different culture, learn a new language, develop new life skills or discover a hidden passion while also boosting job prospects.  Organised in conjunction with Inspiring Futures https://inspiringfutures.org.uk, a company which aims to help young people realise their potential, there were representatives at the fair offering a variety of different Gap Year opportunities, such as volunteering on conservation projects around the globe to gaining ski instructor qualifications.

 

Michael Doherty, Head of Careers, commented:

 

“While not for everyone, there are some excellent reasons for taking a Gap Year.  I hope this fair helped to broaden pupil horizons and make them aware of the wide variety of opportunities open to young people who would like to spend a year doing something completely different before heading to higher education or into the world of work.”

 

More information about careers support at Canford can be found on the school website www.canford.com/careers 

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