All young people in England must continue in education or training until 18 years of age. Young people have the following choices at the end of year 11:
As part of our careers programme, year 11 students are provided with a one to one guidance interview with a qualified careers advisor. Parent/Carers are welcome to have a discussion with our careers advisor about their child’s post 16 pathway.
For more information on different career pathways click on the PDF link 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.
Full Webinar– https://vimeo.com/444326004/25fb857d02
Part 1 – How to Log in – https://vimeo.com/444327021/a252ef5112
Part 2 – Navigating the Student Portal – https://vimeo.com/444327505/53afcd0f4c
Part 3 – Completing an Assignment – https://vimeo.com/444328619/31b732475c
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 web chat. 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 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 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.
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