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We are proud to be part of the Y&NY LEP and Careers Hub.

We work closely with our Enterprise Coordinator – Emily Porter who is responsible for the York and Harrogate areas of North Yorkshire.

Work with Employers, Training Providers and Opportunity Providers

We are happy to welcome visitors into school to talk about careers and careers paths. If this is something that you could offer, please :-

  • Contact
  • or call school on 01423 323540 and ask to speak to either Karen Morgan, Careers Adviser or Penny Town, Career Lead.

Activities with employers :-

 Employer events in school – the most recent being a speed networking event with employers for all Yr. 10 students.   Students got to meet 10 large employers (international, national and local businesses) and interview them about their roles.  Students built up their skills and learnt about opportunities and how businesses and services work in their area

Speakers for Schools activities as part of the curriculum.

Upcoming activities 2023-24

  • Speed Networking Event with employers – Thursday 20th June 2024
  •  Job Search Activities involving employers – Throughout Spring and Summer Terms
  • Careers Fair – At King James’s School Monday 24th June

Enterprise Adviser at Boroughbridge High School

We value the support of our Careers Enterprise Adviser and Ambassador,  Lorraine Kirbitson.  Lorraine works for the North Yorkshire Construction Training Group. Her role involves improving business and people development by accessing grants and training. Lorraine is keen to help both staff and students to raise the profile of careers.  She regularly visits school and has been involved in our Speed Networking Events and delivering CPD to our staff.

We will be working with her to further develop opportunities for our students to meet employers, and to gain an understanding of what working in the workplace entails in 2023-24 and beyond.