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Work experience: requirements and guidance

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Last updated on 13 April 2017
School types: All · School phases: Secondary, 16 Plus
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Is work experience statutory? We explain that work experience is not statutory at Key Stage 4, but that post-16 students are expected to undertake work experience or some form of work-related training. We link to DfE advice on post-16 work experience and look at how schools organise work experience.

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  1. 1 Not statutory in Key Stage 4
  2. 2 Work-related training expected for post-16 students
  3. 3 Pupils with SEN
  4. 4 Examples of provision
  5. 5 Careers guidance remains statutory

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