Monthly Archives: June 2016

In Wales Luke and Ffion have both completed work experience

WorkFit would always encourage young people to try and include some work experience in their busy lives, if possible. Many young people with Down’s syndrome in school and college may not be able to benefit from “meaningful work experience”. We see huge long term benefits in introducing work experience at the earliest possible time and are happy to […]

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Ffion- My Story

My name is Ffion.  When I returned to school as a 6th form student I was very nervous and excited about the new changes and challenges I would be experiencing. Being a 6th form student, it is very different. Teachers talk to you like an adult and you can decide what subjects you like to study. I’m […]

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Alison Thwaite wins award as Learning & Skills Champion

We are delighted to announce that Alison Thwaite, WorkFit Employment Development Officer (North) has won a Highly Commended Award as Learning and Skills Champion at the Manchester Chamber of Commerce’s Skills for Business Awards. As the largest Chamber of Commerce in the UK, the awards are very highly regarded within the business community across the region, giving both Alison and […]

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