Welcome to our world!

Jonathan at Westleigh High School

Each year, we support Westleigh High School’s World of Work day, running workshops with Year 9 students about the creative media industry and our roles at CRE8.

During the day, students have the opportunity to attend a number of different sessions across a range of topics such as education, public services, cookery and law. It’s a great way for them to focus on what they may look to do in future and identify the subjects they will need to study at GCSE.

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Writing with Westleigh

Supporting Westleigh

Following on from our involvement with their Y11 mock interview day, I’ve been back to Westleigh High School to give some students a bit of extra help with putting together personal statements on college and job applications.

Facing a blank piece of paper and having to write about yourself can be quite daunting, so I took along some tips to guide students on how to structure a statement and some content ideas. A personal statement is essentially a marketing pitch for yourself so it needs to convey a positive image, be well-composed and persuasive. Preparing something similar? Here’s my recommended structure and some pointers on content to get you started:

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MailChimp Training at the Serpentine Galleries London

The CRE8 team

Earlier on this month I was asked to deliver two ‘Introduction to MailChimp’ training courses for the Serpentine Galleries team.

It was an honour to be invited down to such a prestigious venue. The Galleries on the ‘banks’ of The Serpentine in Hyde Park makes such a lovely setting – and I was blessed with glorious weather on both days.

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