What Our Students Say

Each year The Switch works with over 85 schools and supports over 15,000 student opportunities to develop employability skills and prepare for the world of work by doing activities supported by volunteers from different businesses.

We also have an Alumni Network to offer continued support to students who are 16 or over who would like to continue to benefit from our support and advice.

"The volunteers were supportive and gave lots of ideas on how to improve our career choices. I feel more confident on how to make a good career choice independently."

Student, Langdon Park School

"Interesting and inspiring"

Student, Sir John Cass Redcoat School

"My mentor was very helpful and made it easy to approach her. It was a fantastic experience!"

Student, Bishop Challoner Catholic Collegiate School

"I would 100% recommend this programme. It is really enjoyable and looks great on your CV."

Student, Morpeth School

"My favourite thing about my Reading Partner is that we talk about the story and when I don't understand a word, she helps me."

Reading Partner Pupil, Bigland Green Primary School

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