Pupils in the Bury Schools Partnership were given a taste of the world of work when they visited a range of businesses and organisations around the area.
The cohort, which has been formed to help manage the transition to two tier education, organised the initiative to show pupils how maths is used outside the classroom.
It also builds on an aim in Suffolk’s Raising the Bar programme to ensure children have access to business opportunities earlier.
Businesses and organisations which took part in the ‘World of Work Day’ were Bury Audi, Greene King, Waterstones, Carluccio’s, Barclays Bank, West Suffolk House, Debenhams, Ickworth Hotel, Century Logistics, West Suffolk College, Cineworld, Marks & Spencer, British Sugar and Glasswells.
Pupils will make a presentation about what they learnt at Cineworld next month.
Sarah Trueman, partnership administrator, said: “A huge thank you to all the businesses involved. Students have had a really good experience.”