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External Placements

As well as Internal Placements to our off-site Centres; Mount Tamar School Maintains close relationships with local employers and Further Education Providers to provide our students with even more opportunities for Placements, Taster Sessions, and Transition periods.

To get the most out of these:
  • Find out about the different ways you can gain the work experience you need to impress employers and get hired, whether you go to university first or not:

  • Make the most of your work experience by finding out what to wear, how to impress and what you should do once it is completed:

Our Work Experience Partners

As a school, Mount Tamar takes great pride in developing relationships with our work experience partners to ensure that we can provide dedicated and bespoke experiences for each and every student who undertakes any form of experience in the World of Work.

The National Marine Aquarium

The National Marine Aquarium is the UK’s largest aquarium. It is run by the Ocean Conservation Trust, a charity dedicated to connecting people with the Ocean.  The NMA tells the story of the Ocean through a journey around the world, building emotional connections to the Ocean with all who visit.

Mount Tamar has an ongoing partnership with the Plymouth Marine Aquarium providing our pupils with exciting enhanced learning experiences.

Some of the advantages we have are:

  1. Full use of the Aquarium environment at any time for sensory quiet time or cross-curricular learning.
  2. A full series of Science workshops.
  3. Free family access.
  4. Free staff access.
  5. Annual SEND Careers event.
  6. Work Experience opportunities.

TEC Construction Builders

TEC continues to develop the strong reputation of being one of the leading privately-owned regional contractors in the Southwest.

Their mission is to provide the highest professional standards of quality, value, and customer service.

They are proud to have completed both internal and external refurbishments to some of the most notable buildings throughout the Southwest. Accordingly, this is why we are proud to be able to have work experience with this company