Summer school

Exploring a career in care with our summer school.

Our summer school gives students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to learn more about what it’s like to work in the care sector in a wide range of career paths including nursing, medicine, health care assistants, physiotherapy and occupational therapy.

It runs for five days over three weeks, including a work experience placement in the hospice. There are 15 places available offered on completion of an application form and an interview.

All the staff teaching on the summer school are qualified to teach as well as being practitioners within the care profession.

If you would like more information please contact or call 01543 434533.

Any student aged 16 to 18 who is interested in finding out more about careers in the care profession. Careers include nursing & midwifery, medicine, health care assistants, physiotherapy, occupational therapy

The summer school involves five full days from 9.30am to 4pm at St Giles Hospice Education Department, Whittington.

Dates for the 2021 Summer school are TBC.

For more information or to request an application form please contact

“A hospice isn’t a bad or sad place. It’s a place full of life and new hope where families and patients are supported through their journey.”

– Summer school student