Sixteen year old Nathan, a student at Heathermount School in Ascot, has helped build a new kiosk at Broomhall Recreation Ground. Nathan, who is autistic, has been involved in a number of projects as part of his work experience at Sunningdale Parish Council. He has been working closely with grounds manager Graeme Kennedy and has lent a hand cutting the grass, clearing woodland and laying the foundations for the new kiosk.
Of his building success, Nathan said: "It's good to see the finished product and to think 'I did that'." Nathan has also been involved with a number of horticultural projects at Heathermount and would like to work towards a career in landscaping.
It's good to see the finished product and to think 'I did that'.
Christine Gadd, who is a Governor at Heathermount and also chairman of the parish council, said: "It has been lovely seeing him gain confidence and develop since he started with us, which will help him when preparing for employability."
The school works hard to secure work placements for all their students, which benefits both pupils and employers.