20 Feb 2020
The following websites give students a chance to research possible careers and explore ideas about their next step. Students can’t start too early and the information will help the Y8s onwards realise what grades they need to aim for in their GCSEs.
Eclips online This has good, detailed job information sheets on it. Login with : FAIR0SG This is free in school, or at home. Start with Job groups and the A- Z. You can also try ‘Career Wizard’ to give you ideas.
Icould This is free to use and has good video clips of people in different industries talking about what their job is really like. Try the ‘Buzz’ quiz.
National Careers Service This is largely aimed at adults but has some good information in their Job Profiles section.
UCAS The university application site. This is useful to see the range of degrees on offer and to check entry requirements which could impact on A level choice.
Apply Apprenticeship Use this to look for apprenticeship vacancies, both locally and nationally, and apply online.
Provider Access Statement
The school’s Careers policy statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to students at the school for the purposes of giving them information about the providers’ education or training offer.
This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.
Management of provider access requests
Opportunities for access: our provision includes various opportunities for students to access a range of events. These are mainly integrated into the schools careers programme and curriculum. These events are therefore delivered internally, with contribution from external providers where appropriate.
A provider wishing to request access should contact Mrs P. Hart, Senior Learning Manager, via the school contact details.
Local providers are invited to key relevant events. In addition, external providers interested in coming into school should speak to Mrs Hart to identify the most suitable opportunity.
The school policy on safeguarding sets out the school’s approach to allowing providers into school as visitors to talk to our students.
Once visits have been agreed, the school will provide appropriate rooming to facilitate the visit, along with any equipment requested by the provider, where it is available.
Providers are welcome to leave a copy of their prospectus or other relevant course literature with Mrs Hart for the careers section in the school library. The school library is available to students at break and lunchtimes.