On the 9th November 2017 Year 11’s took part in a mock interview event, with local employers, colleges and training providers giving up their valuable time to interview the students.
Below is some of the feedback from Year 11 students.
Give ways the event helped you prepare for the future:
“To be honest about what I am good and bad at”
“How I should approach an interview”
“To have the correct attitude”
“Gave me more confidence”
What skills did you develop/learn?
“How to sit properly”
“To listen to the questions”
How did the event improve your confidence?
“It made me answer questions i would not normally answer”
“They made me feel that they wanted to get to know about me”
“It helped me stay calm and focused”
“I can now speak to a stranger more confidently”
How did the event prepare you for college?
“Made me think about my future”
“Types of questions I may get asked”
“Speak normally and do not be scared”
“I know how to answer questions about myself”
What did you learn the most?
“Answering questions fully”
“Not to be blunt”