Category Archives: DYW


As part of their SCQF Employability Award, a group of S5 pupils recently watched ‘Coach Carter’ to prepare for their “Building Employability Skills” Unit. The pupils also looked at different styles of leadership and the many links to the working world! This is part of the ongoing commitment by the school to develop the young workforce.

Career services update

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the closure of the school, Skills Development Scotland cannot deliver career services face to face, but they are still there to help.

You can contact your school Careers Adviser Joseph Martin, for career information, advice and guidance on 07827 883140 or by emailing as well as visiting


The school hosted another very successful careers events on Monday 17th February which was well-attended by S3-6 pupils and their families. Over fifty stall-holders from colleges, universities and employers were represented including JP Morgan, Police Scotland, MIYO Brand, and Strathclyde University alongside a selection of Braidhurst teaching staff. This was a fantastic opportunity for our pupils to approach stall-holders and hold positive discussions regarding their plans and aspirations after school. The invaluable advice that each pupil received will aid them to find the right post-school destination.


The school’s My World of Work ambassadors: Olivia, Sharleen, Emily, and Rebecca, visited our three cluster primaries on Tuesday 4th February to deliver a fun employability workshop to each of the schools. Activities delivered by the ambassadors included: an ‘Animal Me’ quiz where pupils learnt about their personalities and what animal describes them best, a fun create your own toy task, and other activities which developed communication, problem-solving, and team-work skills.



The school is hosting another, not-to-be-missed, careers event for S3-S6 pupils and their parents/carers. The fayre will take place on Monday 17th February and runs from 4pm till 6pm. This event was a huge success last year with a wide range of employers and providers in attendance sharing valuable careers information to our pupils. The school’s developing the young workforce programme endeavours to support the aspirations of our pupils and encourages them to achieve excellence as they embark on their post-school destinations. Mark it in your diary and please come along.

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