Wednesday 13th December saw a Business Youth Mentorship cream tea for business mentors and their mentees at The Leigh UTC.

The Mentor Programme

Currently, 45 post 16 students are benefitting from this well established opportunity to gain from regular one to one meetings with their mentors. Mentors bring a wealth of experience of the world of work to assist students with guidance on potential career paths , writing a C.V. or looking for relevant work experience.

Two current mentors, Clive Barker and Janet Robinson are also valued governors at The Leigh UTC.

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As Principal, Steve Leahey explained, when thanking mentors, the work that they undertake with our students is highly valued and the opportunity to be a mentee is a privilege. In an ideal world, The Leigh UTC would wish that every student could have a mentor; such is the value of this scheme.

Students, mentors and staff took the opportunity to network with each other during the cream tea and swapped stories of successes and future aspirations.

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Thank you to all who attended and to the Student Services team of Kevin Nutter, Anna Wilton and Vicky Narwan for organising a both enjoyable and useful event.