Part-time work for school age children

Part-time work can:

  • improve your confidence
  • provide valuable experience
  • earn you some money

What you need to know

  • you must be at least 13 years old to work part-time  
  • any job must be done outside of school hours
  • it must not affect your studies or mean you miss school
  • you must have a work permit if you are still of school age (school age is right up until the last Friday in June of  Year 11, even if you are already 16 or have a National Insurance Number)