Each year the high school mock work interviews for Year 10s, using employers from the area. This sets the kids up for their work placement interviews, as well as being good practice generally. Lauren did great in hers a couple of years ago, but I was a little apprehensive about Sam’s - he’s very personable (and smart of course), but can appear a little unfocused if he hasn’t engaged with the task at hand. So it was very heartening to read this snippet from the school newsletter about his interview:
The interviewer described this student as ‘in a class of their own’.