Sherborne Prep is an independent co-educational day and boarding School for children aged 3 - 13 in Dorset

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Year 7 Discuss Future Careers

Oct 4 2021

In year 7 we have been discussing careers.

The children learnt about the different academic and vocational pathways they could take as they get older, and have considered whether it is best to work to live or live to work. 

'With greater specialist teaching, Seniors move around School more frequently and engage with a larger number of staff members. This prepares them for their transition to senior school in Year 9, as well as deepening their subject knowledge and helping them identify their enthusiasms and strengths.' 

'Many of our pupils apply for scholarships at senior schools, with a high degree of success. But the real benefit of our approach is seen in the longer term: our alumni often go on to assume leadership positions in the next phase of their schooling. And they move into their adult lives as well-rounded, courteous and confident people who have strong roots and an adventurous spirit.'

Year 7 is an exciting year to begin to think about the future and many Prep pupils choose to continue their education at Sherborne School: 'Leaving School is not an ending, but a beginning – of a new adventure, a new phase, and a new set of challenges.'

Old Shirburnian's Henry Mitchell, James Cochrane-Dyet and Charlie Hoare, discuss the ways their own careers have progressed in different, sometimes surprising ways, here...

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