Careers

The careers co-ordinator at St. Benedict’s is available to help students every break time and lunch time and is based and is based in the Blyth building library.

If students wish to have a careers interview they can book with Careers co-ordinator

You must stay in some form of education or training until your 18th birthday if you were born on or after 1st September 1997.

Your options are:

Information about careers and apprenticeships can be obtained from the following website: www.direct.gov.uk

Child Employment

Part-time work

The youngest age a child can work part-time is 13, except children involved in areas like:

Children working in these areas will need a performance licence

Children are not allowed to work:

Term time rules

During term time children can only work a maximum of 12 hours a week. This includes:

School Holiday Rules

During school holidays 13 to 14-year-olds are only allowed to work a maximum of 25 hours a week. This includes:

During school holidays 15 to 16-year-olds can only work a maximum of 35 hours a week. This includes: