Cornwall Skills Show at the Royal Cornwall Showground

Newquay Tretherras students attended the  Cornwall Skills Show at the Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge on Tuesday 8 October.  Around 50 Year 11 students got to spend time with a large number of Cornish businesses and training providers at the show. Students had a booklet to complete which encouraged them to ask questions and engage […]

Cornwall Skills Show 2019

Cornwall Skills Show 2019. Tuesday 8 October at the Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge. It’s open to Year 11 and Sixth Form, coach leaves at 11.30am and will arrive back for 3pm. There is a £2 charge towards the cost of the coach.   This is an event to raise awareness of the career opportunities in Cornwall […]

Year 11 Mock Interviews

Newquay Tretherras is committed to trying to close the gap between education and the world of work. The aim of our Year 11 Mock Interviews is to do just that by giving our students a taste of life outside school.  We are lucky enough to have strong links with many local businesses and we were […]

Apprenticeship Information for Parents

The new Parents’ Pack August edition includes practical ways to help your child feel less overwhelmed about career choices, how to best use a break from studying, advice for the first day in a new job, careers in hospitality showcase, interview advice and tips with Network Rail, results day helpline information, info on the brand-new ASK […]

Festival of Opportunity
Festival of Opportunity

On Monday 22nd July 2pm-5pm, Royal Cornwall Hospital are hosting an exciting new event, a Festival of Opportunity, in the Knowledge Spa. This event is aimed at young people who are considering what to do after school or college and will enable them to engage and interact with various health and care professionals and to learn about the […]

Tech Jam for Students

Software Cornwall offer free events for students to come and try their hand at learning computer programming. The events are run by volunteers from the Cornish software industry to encourage students enjoy computers in a different way to their normal experiences at school or home. The industry is also keen for the students to realise […]

Careers Week feature post 2019
National Careers & Apprenticeship Week, 4th-8th March

Various activities are going on in school during form time, including Year 7 & 8 careers talks & construction workshops.  Amazing Apprenticeships have created a  brand new Activity Pack for National Apprenticeship Week 2019, full of fun and engaging activities for students.  Try out The Apprenticeship Quiz which is a fun and informative way to find out how much you know about apprenticeships, […]

National Apprenticeship Show at Westpoint in Exeter

On Wednesday 30th January 50 Newquay Tretherras attended the National Apprenticeship Show at Westpoint in Exeter.   With the recent launch of the new Government initiative ‘Fire it Up’, more and more industries are using apprenticeships as their main way of recruiting. This was an important event for the Year 11 and Sixth Form students nto experience and see the bringing together of employers, colleges and providers with those wanting to […]

Careers Fayre 2019

Newquay Tretherras hosted over 30 businesses last week at their annual Careers Fayre, making it the largest so far.   The organisations that attended ranged from universities to the Armed Forces, with all manner of businesses in between, giving up their valuable time to support Newquay Tretherras students.   ‘The fact that many of these companies attend every year is testament to the success […]

Apprenticeship Information for Parents

January’s edition of the Parents’ Pack is full of resources, including what employers are really looking for, hobbies that look good on an application, apprenticeships in the Army, the social life of an apprentice article, and much more!Please download and share this helpful pack with parents. Download the pack at here

Career Fayre 2019 – This Thursday!!

Businesses attending: 3D Kernow CIC – Engineering and Chemical jobs making 3D printers, CAD designer for 3D printing Army Careers – Variety of careers within the Army Atlantic Building Consultants – Chartered Surveyor Company Atlas Professionals – Offshore work in renewable and Oil and Gas BAM – Wide range of careers in designing and building […]


WE ARE LOOKING FOR …Local Business interested in attending and offering advice to Newquay Tretherras students. If you are interested in supporting this event please contact our careers coordinator Mrs Jeffery on 01637 872080 DATE: Thursday 24 January 2019LOCATION: Junior HallTIME: 4.00PM – 6.00PM