School children build their own bridges with Walters-Sisk JV
Joint venture contractor Walters-Sisk for the Mountain Ash Cross Valley Link scheme teamed up with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Wales to carry out ‘Bridge to Schools’ sessions with pupils from Miskin Primary School and Pengeulan Primary School. The sessions include hands-on activities for the children who helped construct a 15-metre long cable-stayed bridge in the comfort of their schools.
New Primary school opens its doors at Jubilee Park (Rogerstone)
Councillor Gail Giles, (Newport City Council’s cabinet member for education and skills), said: “Jubilee Park Primary is a fantastic new school and this is a proud moment for everyone – staff, governors, pupils, parents, carers and, of course, the council.“I would like to thank all those who made this day possible, including the developers, and I’m sure this will be a very happy and successful school.”
Walters Go Back to School for Careers Advice
Rob Crellin, Walters Group Safety Advisor recently participated in the mock interview programme led by the Careers and Work Related Education Department at St John the Baptist Church in Wales High School in Aberdare. Rob undertook a series of interviews with Year 11 pupils after they had prepared and submitted mock job applications. Mrs A. […]
Walters – Investing in Apprenticeships
Following a recent analysis by the CITB, it was declared that the building industry needs 120,000 apprentices over the next 5 years to fill an emerging skills gap across the UK. On the back of this, a commission has been set-up to investigate the quality of apprenticeships in the construction industry and the number of […]