Students left the security of the school environment to find out what real work was all about.
Year 10 students at the International School São Lourenço in Almancil ventured into many different jobs as part of the Work Experience Programme by the school during the penultimate week of term.
Katie Hose went to KrazyWorld in Algoz and fed the alligators while Annica Hojbjerg joined the Algarve Film Commission team in Faro.
Algarve Computer Repairs in Almancil offered student Keanu Griffin the chance to help repair computers while Florence Trodd spent time in a typically Portuguese bakery shop, Venepão 93, in Almancil and helped to make bread.
Fashion shops were popular and both Tiger in Albufeira and La Dolce Vita in Almancil showed students Merle Vuurens and Sascha Nielsing how to merchandise clothes.
Learning about photography was interesting for Katy Jones who spent time with the Pink Imaging team in Faro while the Golf Club at Vale do Lobo offered Tomas Ferreira a chance to learn about working in the leisure industry.