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  1. Work experience and health and safety

    Going on work experience should be a safe, interesting experience But wherever you go on placement there are dangers, things left on the floor in an office, hot pans in a restaurant kitchen, machinery in a factory. You should be told about safety on your first…
  2. Work Experience for Young People with SEND

    Work experience normally refers to a temporary work placement within a company where you will work on junior-level tasks to gain experience, skills and knowledge of what it is like to work. Work experience placements are usually short-term, lasting from several days to several weeks.…
  3. Workforce Development for SEND

    The SENCO and the class teachers should decide on the action needed to help the child to progress in the light of their earlier assessment. There is sometimes an expectation that this help will take the form of the deployment of extra staff to enable…
  4. Working for yourself or self employment

    To work successfully for yourself ... ... you need the right personal qualities, business skills and a business idea that has a good chance of succeeding, so research your ideas and plan your business carefully.  These organisations offer help and advice: The Prince’s Trust offers start-up…
  5. Working hours for young workers 16-18

    The hours young people can work are covered by UK law The law covers:All young workers (except those who are genuinely self-employed) - a young worker is someone who is old enough to leave school but is under 18 years oldPart-time, casual, temporary and agency…
  6. Working with children

    Islington's Family Information Service (FIS) provides a jobs bulletin (available in downloads) every two weeks showing vacancies with nurseries, schools, and all children and young people's services.  If you would like to subscribe to the jobs bulletin, please email fis@islington.gov.uk including your phone number in the…
  7. World of Work

    World of Work - Free experiences of workplaces for young people in Islington Islington is a borough that is rich with opportunity, offering some of the best jobs in the world on our doorstep across virtually all sectors. The world of work is changing rapidly,…
  8. World of Work resources for primary schools

    Resources for primary schools We have selected some of the best resources to support you on your career journey. These can be used independently by young people or by schools or community groups as part of a lesson. If you need support in finding a specific…
  9. World of Work video resources

    Take a look at the videos in this section If you need support in finding a specific resource or creating your own, please email WorldofWork@Islington.gov.uk and we will do our best to help you. This section is currently under construction.
  10. Worried about a child?

    If you are worried about a child, that they may be experiencing neglect or abuse, whether it is a family member or someone living nearby, phone 020 7527 7400 at any time. Alternatively, you could speak to a teacher, headteacher, health visitor, school nurse or GP.…
  11. Youth Council

    Islington elects new Young Mayor, Deputy Young Mayor and Member for London Youth Assembly Young people went to the polls this week and have elected a new Young Mayor and Deputy Young Mayor of Islington, as well as the borough's new London Youth Assembly Member.…
  12. Youth Council Priorities 2022-24

    Safe spaces for young people We recognise that young people need safe spaces both in person and online. Young people can feel isolated and need safe spaces where they can access a range of opportunities which can be fun, inspiring and supportive. We will promote…
  13. ‘Waves of Intervention’ – Quality First Teaching

    The Waves of Intervention Model The 'Waves of Intervention' model (national Strategies) describes how different levels of intervention can be understood and systematically implemented. Wave 1 (Universal): describes quality inclusive teaching which takes into account the learning needs of all the children in the classroom.…
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