Link classes have been taking part in visits to Nissan Sunderland over the past 2 weeks to take part in their plant tours. Students were shown around the site, visiting the press shop were tons of aluminum and steel coils are pressed into panels for 
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Key Stage 3 & 4 students from our red pathway enjoyed an assembly that was delivered by Isobel, Marketing apprentice @J&B recycling.  Students learnt about the variety of job roles in this sector and also learnt the importance of recycling and the impact that this 
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Local author R.T. Taylor spoke to the 6th form students about his new book and read extracts from the book. He also spoke to the students about what it is like being an author and jobs in the publishing industry. The students asked lots of 
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Steps student Malachy was overjoyed with getting his Student of the Week certificate for S5 this week, for doing really well with his independent travel to his work placement to Mcdonald’s Restaurant, Marina Way, Hartlepool Great work Mal!  
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6th Form students visited Waterstones Middlesbrough as part of their Functional Skills English qualification. Whilst being shown around, students learned about careers within the sector and even practiced maths skills when choosing and buying books of their own. Students had time to browse and look 
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Our sixth form student Megan has gone from strength-to-strength on her work placement at Age UK,  Hartlepool Shop. Megan has successfully undertaken SEVEN online courses, including  Data Security, Safeguarding and Processing Stock and Sales. Megan has been working in the stock room and also helping 
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James proudly brought his Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award into college achieved with explorers.  James undertook lots of activities to achieve this award. He helped a charity or community organisation, he did fitness, performing arts and walking! James is so proud of his award and 
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Catcote Academy held their annual Choices Event on Tuesday 12th March 2024. There were over 20 external providers in attendance to help students and their parents/carers consider opportunities available and to make an informed choice with regards to their future careers. Students from across the 
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Students in S1 experienced the world of work by taking part in a mini enterprise project before the Easter holidays. They chose to make mini flower bouquets for Mothers Day. Students were involved in planning what they needed, shopping for supplies and advertising the flower 
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Dylan is transitioning from our sixth form college to our STEPs pathway. Dylan is eventually wanting to live independently and get paid employment. Our STEPs programme will support Dylan every step of the way, from working with him in the classroom to achieve his qualifications, 
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