Tesco CEO Visits Eastbrook

On Friday 8th March, Mr Jason Tarry ,CEO of Tesco’s, was amongst several top managerial professionals from the world of retail who visited the school to work with 60 of our year 9 students.

The full list of delegates is as follows….
Tesco Jason Tarry CEO
IGD Simon Wainright Director of Insight, Retail
Asda Jan Sanders Academy Manager
Asda Jane Horne People Skills Trainer
Standard Brands Debbie Hallgren Head of Trading Support
GS1 Harshal Gore Industry Engagement Director
Tesco Karen Paterson Executive Assistant

The event, which was organised by IGD, a research and training charity dedicated to the food and grocery industry, and our alumni partners at Future First was designed to introduce and skill up our students as they prepare to consider their future careers.

The enthusiasm from our students was infectious and one of the delegates commented that Eastbrook was the best school he had visited!

It is a rare opportunity to have so many important people visiting the school to work with us and we thank them for giving up their precious time to visit us.

It is always pleasure to showcase the school and our students and Year 9 did us proud!
If you were a pupil at Eastbrook and would like to stay in touch, please sign up to our alumni site at www.futurefirst.org.uk

Please contact Mr Charlton for further details about our careers programme at Eastbrook.