Student Experiences

Careers Fair

On the 22nd January we hosted our biggest ever Careers fair! We welcomed more than 30 employers, colleges, universities and training providers to speak to our years 9, 10 12 and 13. The event was a huge hit and we look forward to welcoming them all back again next year!

Bella McGlynn

Well done to Bella McGlynn who impressed during her placement in the Mayor’s office. Bella is looking to pursue a career in either government and politics or law and the placement gave her a great insight into the local issues affecting Liverpool.

Work Experience

Congratulations to all our Year 12 students who completed work experience in 2019. Work experience is a key part of the curriculum and helps to raise the aspirations of our students. All Year 12 students were interviewed by Careers Connect, Ms Lyon and Antony Stagg. This is so each student is placed in an environment that is suited to their chosen career path.

Aimee Hewitt

It was fantastic to see Aimee Hewitt back at St John Bosco today. Having left Year 13 in the summer, Aimee moved onto a traineeship with Aintree Hospital and has just been offered an apprenticeship! It was great to receive such positive feedback. Aimee will be returning to discuss careers in the NHS by speaking to our Year 10 and 11 students. Aimee has has some wonderful feedback from her

Aspiring Nurses Day

Our Year 12 and 13 students visited Fazakerley Hospital to attend the 'Aspiring Nurses Day.' Students participated in 6 practical activities and listened to presentations on careers in nursing. They learned from paramedics, senior staff nurses and the apprenticeship team who provided some fantastic information and guidance. We would like to thank all the team at Fazakerley Hospital, for making it

Careers Day

Our Year 12 and 13 students recently visited Liverpool Women’s Hospital, to gain a valuable insight into careers in the NHS. They learned about apprenticeships into non-medical roles as well as traditional university routes in Midwifery. There were so many amazing practical sessions, with students participating in ultra sound and first aid. This trip also helps support our goal of meeting Gatsby


Destiny took part in work experience at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital as she want to have a career in healthcare. Here is what she had to say about the time she spent there. I have always wanted to pursue a career working within the NHS. During my work placement at Royal Liverpool University Hospital, I participated in practical activities and learned from professionals in surgery,

Year 8 & 9 Edge Hill Trip

This year we had 15 year 8 and 15 year 9 girls attending an Aspire event at Edge Hill University on Wednesday 23 rd May. During the day they spoke to university students, attended lectures, experienced life as a university student and discussed key steps they would need to take if they wanted to attend university in the future. The students loved the trip and came back with an aim to apply for

Science Visit

On the 4 th July 2018 Doctor Natalie Kenny visited the school to speak to all of year 10 and 12. She is the Director and Chief Scientific Officer at BioGrad. She has many years experience in toxicology, in-vitropharmacology, molecular biology and translational medicine. She discussed her life living in the Ecuadorian Amazon during her time working for John’s Hopkins Medical school, one of the

Year 8 Mando Visit

Year 8 Mando Visit On Tuesday 12 th June we had 7 year 8 students attending a business in Liverpool city centre called Mando. The students were given a tour of an impressive state of the art office and were allowed to ask questions about the daily running of the business. This was the final stage of a business mentor program they had participated in since the beginning of year 8. Feedback from

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