Connecting classrooms with careers across the Tees Valley.


NPCAT – Bespoke Career VWex Week

Duration: Short sessions over 3 days

Closing Date: 12/07/2022


Age: 15 – 17 years

High Tide will be delivering a record-breaking programme to four secondary schools across Tees Valley from the Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust. Over 600 students will have access to generations of knowledge from six different sectors including Maritime, Engineering, Creative and Digital, Health and wellbeing, Law and Finance.

Date: 12th – 14th July
Timings: 9:00 – 10:30am/ 11:30 – 13:00pm
Students: 670
Age range: 15 – 17 years old
Schools: 4 secondary schools in Tees Valley
Delivery platform: virtually via google meets

Students will choose their area of interest and take advantage of three days packed with business engagements and activities. Each 1.5-hour session will be delivered by an individual within that sector and will cover career pathways, business knowledge, and exciting activity for the young people to test their skills.

These three days of business engagement opportunities are part of a week’s work experience programme, designed with the academy trust to enhance the student’s ambitions and knowledge of future pathways.

The variety of businesses involved continues to grow from PD Ports, Jacksons Law, Intellect UK, Key Wellbeing, Semester, Sir Robert McAlpine and FRP Advisory.

Please get in touch at for more information or to get involved.

How to register

Sorry, this is a bespoke school programme so registration is not available. If you'd like a career programme delivering for your school, please get in touch on or 07834 176945

Are you a business?

It's easy for your business to take part in our programmes to help showcase careers in your sector, if you can help then please get in touch on or 07834 176945

Create your own Programme

If your school or organisation is interested in our virtual work experience and career insight programmes and you would like us to deliver activities tailored around your timetable, curriculum and career requirements, then please get in touch.

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