Morgan Sindall ‘adopts’ Torquay Academy
Pupils at Torquay Academy will learn about career opportunities in construction
Morgan Sindall Construction is helping to inspire students at a school in Torquay, Devon, to consider a career in the construction industry.
The construction company has “adopted” Torquay Academy as part of a drive to raise the profile and perception of the construction industry as a career choice with young people.
Morgan Sindall Construction will engage with pupils at the school over the academic year to promote the range of employment opportunities available in construction.
“Morgan Sindall will engage with pupils to promote the range of employment opportunities available in construction.”
Constructing Excellence South West’s Adopt a School programme is supported by the Southern Construction Framework and aims to foster collaborative relationships between schools and construction companies.
Morgan Sindall Construction will work closely with teachers at Torquay Academy to link to the school curriculum and will invite pupils to take part in engagement activities including visits to live construction sites.
Morgan Sindall Construction is currently delivering the second phase of a major development programme at Torquay Academy, which involves a £2.2m project to create a 300-seat new theatre and upgrades to dining and sports facilities, including two changing rooms and two PE classrooms.