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M&G Skills for Life

Programme name:

M&G Skills for Life


Financial Sector (Investment and Asset Management)

Corporate partner:


Where the programme will run:

London, Reading, Edinburgh, Stirling (Craigforth)

Key Stage:


Year group:

12 (S5 in Scotland)

Number of students from each school who can take part:



Location of programme:

M&G offices in London, Reading, Edinburgh, Craigforth

Requirements from school:


One member of school staff to support each session, completing and submitting relevant booking form and ensuring that all students attend all sessions.

Cost of programme:







We are offering a fully facilitated group employability programme for S5 & Year 12 supported by international financial services provider M&G. The programme takes place across 4 half day sessions and aims to explore students’ strengths and areas for development and how best to communicate these when applying for jobs, university or apprenticeships. Students work with mentors from M&G at their offices in Scotland and England, exploring a series of interactive activities to understand topics such as communication skills, body language, and making a CV stand out.

Relevant Gatsby Benchmarks:




Gatsby Benchmark 2 - Learning from career and labour market information.

Gatsby Benchmark 4 - Linking curriculum learning to careers.

Gatsby Benchmark 5 - Encounters with employers and employees.

Gatsby Benchmark 6 - Experiences of workplaces.

How to book:


This programme is full for the academic year 2019-20 but you can register your school interest for 2020-21 with no obligation by clicking here to complete and submit the ‘expression of interest form’.

How places are allocated:


These are allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis to schools in our target cohort (higher than average numbers of pupils eligible for pupil premium funding).