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On Tuesday 15th May a group of year 7 and 8 students visited the University of Northampton as part of the next phase of the Routed and Ready campaign. The programme aims to raise student’s aspirations and develop an understanding of the different pathways into a range of careers including apprenticeships and university degrees. The students were involved in a range of workshops and activities that included a tour of the new campus, creating a covering letter and understanding the key skills employers require when interviewing applicants. Overall, the students yet again behaved themselves in an impeccable manner and hopefully took away some valuable information about their future career pathway.

Mr S Harris

Head of Year 8

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Rushden Academy Honour Boards

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