Careers Survey

Dont forget to complete the survey for your cance to win

Students, what does the future hold for you? Are you planning to go to university? Do you want to start an apprenticeship? Do you have your ideal career planned out? We want to know your thoughts on this and more! Take 15 minutes to answer a few questions and you will be entered to win:

  • An iPad Air (given away at the end of the survey)
  • A £50 Amazon voucher (given away each week!)

To take the survey, click here.

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New Careers Web-site

Getting-In is the UK’S leading educational website from GCSE and A Level through higher education and beyond. The website provides information on:-

University and College Advice – information on all universities and colleges in the UK, including courses, open days and more.

Revision Guides – with outstanding information and guides from GCSE to A Levels.

Personal Statements – close to 1000 example personal statements and helpful guides on completing UCAS applications.

Parents & Carers Guide to Key Stage 4 Choices and Post-16 Options Added

An informative Parents & Carers supplement to the Which Way Now? and It’s Your Choice booklets has been added to the web-site under the “Parents & Carers” section. You can access the PDF file here and the supplement has information and practical tips to help support your teenager’s decision-making for their Key Stage 4 options in Years 8 & 9 and for their post-16 options in Year 11.

National Careers Service

The government has finally unveiled its all-age National Careers Service to replace Connexions and Next Steps. Students can obtain independent and impartial advice from trained careers advisers by telephone, web-chat, email, text and message board about their future education, employment and training choices. Please see the link on the right-hand side of this web-page or click here.

Labour Market Information

I’ve added a link under the “Resources” section that gives additional information about various industry sectors. This guide will tell you where the jobs are, what the pay is like, where the jobs will be in the future plus more links for you to research your career ideas. Take a look here to start investigating your future employment sectors.

Free Online Careers and University Magazine

“Loud!” is a free educational, careers and teen lifestyle magazine. Loud! presents 16-19 year olds in education with the wide variety academic and vocational opportunities which are available to them. Each edition showcases the best university courses, information about career choices as well as interviews with celebrities and articles by students. The magazine is available to you completely free of charge.