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Work Related Learning

Work related learning is important at Lonsdale. In Upper School  students work together to set up their own company, guided every step of the way by the staff team, a Business Adviser, and our school  Business Manager Mr Allam.

Running their own company encourages students to work together, interact with adults and grow in confidence as they set up their own enterprise. Past experiences include being able to trade at school events and to run a tuck shop on a Friday. 


As well as running their own business, Post 16 (and some members of KS4 ) take part in a WRL week, where each student has a bespoke timetable. This include on site and off site work placements, as well as visiting speakers coming into school.


Lonsdale students also link with Marriotts School for WRL learning days where they learn collaboratively about business, and interview techniques alongside other important other life skills.


If you require further information please contact Mrs North at