Author Archive | Tom Bulman

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Mark Tarry of Network Rail stars in Career WorkOut video

Mark Tarry, Business Services Director at Network Rail, recently took part in a one-hour Career WorkOut with Year 8 students at Oakgrove School. “What I really liked about it was the freshness from the young people…the general hunger to ask what it’s like in the working world.  I could do this all day! Click here […]

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WH Brooklands 31.10.17

Walton High students increase confidence by 39% in one hour

Worktree delivered four Career  WorkOut sessions to 131 Year 8 students at Walton High’s new Brooklands Campus. The students’ Before/After feedback forms showed an unprecedented 39% increase in “I am confident talking to adults I don’t know” (56% above MK average for Year 8). 47 guests from 17 companies participated and completed questionnaires: 100% agreed […]

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Denbigh School opens doors to Career WorkOut

Denbigh School, MK’s highest academically performing secondary school, has just agreed to provide its first cohort of students with a Career WorkOut session.  On Wednesday 28th February, 260 Year 8 students (aged 12-13) will experience Career WorkOut for the first time, together meeting more than 50 volunteer guests from different work backgrounds.  If you would […]

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Andy Angus 30.11.17

“I need to give them the best impression of me” – PCSO Andy Angus, Thames Valley Police

Andy Angus is one year in post as a Police Community Support Officer.  Prior to that he worked in Police Communications with Thames Valley Police (Control Room) where he was both an operator and a supervisor for 22 years. “I decided to do a Career WorkOut session with Worktree because I feel it’s so important […]

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Worktree wins £3,174 grant to grow Primary WorkOut

MK Community Foundation has awarded Worktree a grant of £3,174 to deliver Primary WorkOut sessions for 1,600 pupils in primary schools across Milton Keynes in 2018.  This is an opportunity for 60 volunteer work guests to visit their old primary school, or one they don’t know, and answer questions from today’s 9-11 year olds about their […]

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Michael Morland 30.11.17

“I have realised my organisation can do more” – Police Inspector Michael Morland

Police Inspector Michael Morland is responsible for delivering neighbourhood policing across Milton Keynes, having joined Thames Valley Police seven years ago on a promotion from Warwickshire Police. “I decided to participate in a Career WorkOut session as it is a great way to engage with young people and help them develop their skills for the […]

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