Jane Austen College

Contact Details

Address: 
Claxton House, 46-48 Colegate, Norwich, NR3 1DD
Telephone: 
01603 463800
Ask of the business community: 

At Jane Austen College we believe that meaningful encounters with local businesses is a key feature of an excellent school experience for our students. We are very excited to be developing and improving our careers program.  We are looking for local businesses to support us with the following events:

September:  Apprenticeships evening for year 11 students: We are looking for apprenticeship providers to attend and provide information to students looking at apprenticeships as a post-GCSE path
April:  A year 7 Enterprise day where students will develop, brand, cost market a product, ending with a Dragon’s Den style pitch:  We are looking for local business people to use their expertise to guide students to create the best product, and judge the final products.
July:  Year 10 Work Experience: We are looking for local businesses to offer placements some of our year 10 students during work experience week.
Ongoing: Year 9 ‘Scholar’s Lunch’ program: We are looking for representatives from different sectors to meet with year 9 students to help provide them with ideas, information, and guidance about different future career paths.

In the next academic year we are hoping to run two new events: a careers fair at Jane Austen College for year 9s and 10s, and a Mock Interview program for year 10s.  We are looking for businesses interested in having a stall at our careers fair, and anyone interested in mock-interviewing year 10s.

For more information on how to get involved please contact Josie Kielstra - josiekielstra@inspirationtrust.org

Jane Austen College is a thriving secondary school and sixth form in the heart of Norwich city centre. We combine the modern and traditional, marrying academic rigour and innovative teaching techniques. Our sixth form is one of the top performing in Norfolk and we have been rated by Ofsted rated as Outstanding in four out of five areas, with an overall rating of Good.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools in East Anglia, and work closely with Charles Darwin Primary and Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form as well as the Trust's other schools around the region.

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