Below is a list of websites which may be of use to students when planning their careers and higher education. These websites also provide information that will enable parents and carers to support their children with decisions around their next steps.
All of these sites will be used in school and students will learn how best to use these resources.
|Focus Year Groups
|Students can research university and apprenticeship programmes, and access online short courses that will enhance their subject knowledge. This website also features a personal statement builder monitored by teachers.
|Students can search university courses in more detail, and to explore what courses lead on well from the subjects they are currently studying.
|An impartial online careers guidance and information programme, where students can take personality tests, shortlist jobs they like, find out entry requirements and make action plans. Details of how students can sign up are available by speaking to Mr McArdle.
|The National Apprenticeship Service
|A wide range of UK apprenticeships of all levels are advertised on this website for students to apply to.
|For students who are interested in alternatives to the traditional university route, this website covers everything gap years, internships, sponsored degrees and more.