Important Information

EGA Sixth Form enrolment is happening now, if you have not  done so already please contact us to make an appointment. 

Post GCSE Advice and Guidance

new GCSE grading- A Guide for parent and carers

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2017/18 Academic Year

Click EGA 2017-18 Term Dates to view full calendar

Years 7, 11, 12 and 13 return Thursday 7th September 2017

All Students return Monday 11th September 2017

 

Careers Information For Parents

Post Year 11 (16+)

Please click the image below for our guide to parents on Post Year 11 progression:



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Useful Websites

NATIONAL CAREERS SERVICE/JOB PROFILES

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

24 hours ‘on the spot’ Careers advice via telephone or by web-chat plus government led job information and help understanding the job market.

 

iCould.com   

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.

 

Futuremorph 

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.

 

STEPINTOTHENHS

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.

 

Tomorrows engineers

www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk - Everything you need to know about engineering.

 

UCASPROGRESS

http://www.ucasprogress.com/ - Explore and compare thousands of courses at hundreds of schools, colleges and work-based learning providers.

 

Apprenticeships

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!

 

Career Map

http://careermap.co.uk - a good search engine for local Apprenticeships and other Opportunities

 

AllaboutschoolLeavers

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.

 

Plotr

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.

 

University Research

Unistats

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.

 

Bestcourse4me   

http://www.bestcourse4me.com - What ‘ A’ levels do you need for which University course, how much can you earn from doing a course?

 

Which? University

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.notgoingtouni.co.uk

 

Push.co.uk

http://www.push.co.uk - The leading independent guide to UK universities, student life, gap years, open days, student finance and all things studentish.

 

Access Professions 

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

Francesca.Hall@evelyngraceacademy.org