Inset Day - Friday 24th November 2017 for Years 7-10
A reminder that only Year 11, 12 & 13 students should be in school on 24/11/17 for mock examinations. Full school uniform is required.
- Autumn 2 Assessments in Years 7-10 will take place from Friday 17 November 2017 to Thursday 23 November 2017
- Autumn 2 Mock Exams in Years 11-13 will take place from Monday 20 November 2017 to Wednesday 29 November 2017 – please find the Mock Exam Timetable here
Careers Information For Parents
Post Year 11 (16+)
Please click the image below for our guide to parents on Post Year 11 progression:
NATIONAL CAREERS SERVICE/JOB PROFILES
24 hours ‘on the spot’ Careers advice via telephone or by web-chat plus government led job information and help understanding the job market.
http://icould.com/ - A good all round careers platform where you don’t have to log on – has quizzes and great videos of every profession.
http://www.futuremorph.org - This is a website for people who enjoy science and maths. Find out what kind of things you can do with Science and Maths.
www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk - This website will give you information on every job in the NHS. (TIP: Register yourself on the website and they will send you a free information pack! Make sure your parent/carer has agreed that you can give out your information.
www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk - Everything you need to know about engineering.
http://www.ucasprogress.com/ - Explore and compare thousands of courses at hundreds of schools, colleges and work-based learning providers.
https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship - To help you understand more about Apprenticeships – why and where they can lead you. Tip: Don’t think that if you do vocational courses you can’t still progress to Higher Education or University!
http://careermap.co.uk - a good search engine for local Apprenticeships and other Opportunities
http://www.allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk - Advertises all kinds of Apprenticeships including Degree Apprenticeships. Also School Leaver Opportunities (paid training) and Internships. Confused about these? This has a parent’s section and will explain everything.
www.plotr.co.uk - Great Careers advice that's useful, inspiring and tailored to YOU. Play the free careers advice Game, explore detailed career profile hubs - then take next steps.
http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/ - The official website for comparing UK higher education course data. Includes official data for undergraduate courses on each university and college's satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey, jobs and salaries after study and other key information for prospective students.
University Taster Days
www.unitasterdays.com - The award-winning source of university and college taster events, workshops, residentials and open days.
http://www.bestcourse4me.com - What ‘ A’ levels do you need for which University course, how much can you earn from doing a course?
http://university.which.co.uk/ - A Good Guide to all universities and answers to the most asked questions
Guardian University Guide on the Guardian website
http://www.theguardian.com - Simple and straight forward league tables
Not Going to Uni Information on Apprenticeships, Gap Years and other training opportunities
http://www.push.co.uk - The leading independent guide to UK universities, student life, gap years, open days, student finance and all things studentish.
www.accessprofessions.com - Aims to boost social mobility in the UK for diverse students. Good information for parents and teachers.
All parents/carers are welcome to make an appointment with our full time Careers and Work Related Learning Officer
Ms Francesca Hall (PG Dip Careers Education with QCG, MA) Tel: 0207 737 9520 Ext. 136