Update 27.3.2020 – Due to the current situation with Covid – 19 (Coronavirus) and the year 11’s having to leave school so quickly if anyone wishes to contact Angela Whitfield who is available by phone or email.
She can explain more about the academy and what they offer and if interested she can fill an application form out over the phone, securing a place for September or when things return to normal.
For more information on different career pathways click on the PDF link below
Useful links below:
Grofar is a complete toolkit to support our careers service delivery within school.
Grofar will provide a range of web-based tools to assist students in their journey through school and towards career choices. These includes tools such as:
All of these tools are housed on the internet and can be accessed from any internet-connected computer or mobile with a web-browser.
The National Career Service
This is a free service for both young people and adults. Young people aged 13 and over can use the service to find information about jobs and courses, as well as requesting 1:1 support from a qualified Adviser by ringing the helpline, emailing, texting or requesting a webchat. Call 0800 100 900 or log on to the website
Icould provides career inspiration and information for young people through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice.
The National Apprenticeship Service
The National Apprenticeship Service website offers guidance on how to apply for an apprenticeship including current local apprenticeship opportunities.
Find a traineeship website offers support on applying for current local traineeship opportunities
Not going to Uni
Not going to Uni is now the UK’s leading website dedicated to helping school & college leavers make informed decisions about their future by showing the opportunities that exist outside of traditional university such as apprenticeships, sponsored degrees, diplomas, gap years, distance learning and jobs. However, they are not anti-uni.
School Sixth Forms in Sunderland
St. Aidan’s Catholic Academy (boys only)
St. Anthony’s Girl’s Catholic Academy (girls only)
St. Robert of Newminster Catholic School and Sixth Form College
The Sixth form at Southmoor Academy
Sunderland Sixth Form
East Durham College
Link School Springwell Dene
Swindon Road, Springwell, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR3 4EE
Tel: 0191 561 5777
Link School Pallion
Waverley Terrace, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR4 6TA
Tel: 0191 561 4777