Careers Information For Parents
Post Year 11 (16+)
A parent guide to Post +16 progression options can be downloaded here: Parents Guide to Post +16 Options
What you study at sixth form or college can affect your options at university and your future career. Use Informed Choices to help you understand which subjects open up different degrees, particularly at Russell Group universities. It is essential, especially if you are thinking of applying to top universities.
T Levels are new courses, which will follow GCSEs and will be equivalent to 3 A Levels. This website gives an introductary look at these 2-year courses hich have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses ensuring the content meets the needs of industry likewise preparong students for work. More information can also be found here: T-Level-2020-Information Leaflet.pdf
A good all round careers platform where you don’t have to log on – has quizzes and great videos of every profession.
This is a website for people who enjoy science and maths. Find out what kind of things you can do with Science and Maths.
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.
Everything you need to know about engineering.
Explore and compare thousands of courses at hundreds of schools, colleges and work-based learning providers.
Arks enrichment and careers tool
Ther Careers platform where you can experience the world of work and univeristy before you apply
Labour marketing information for all
A comprehensive careers site linked to National Careers Service
Apprenticeships and School Leaver Opportunities
Find any apprenticeship in the UK
A search engine for local apprenticeships, other opportunities and information for school leavers
More nation wide apprenticeships including degree apprenticeships and internships. Also, there is a very useful parent’s section.
The official website for comparing UK higher education courses. Includes official data for undergraduate courses student satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey, jobs and salaries after study and other key information for prospective students.
The award-winning source of university and college taster events, workshops, residentials and open days.
Really stuck on which University explore which A levels you need for which University course? What's your earning potential?
Good Guide to all universities
Simple and straight forward league tables
You don't have to go to University with good A Levels there are apprenticeships, Gap Years and other training opportunities.
The leading independent guide to UK universities and student on and off campus.