Careers and Progression Links

Good quality careers advice and guidance is a priority in raising young people’s aspirations for working life.

In addition to the opportunities and support we offer in school please follow the links for some useful resources you can access from home:

Apprenticeship Information

Career and Study Ideas Linked to Subject Areas

Careers in Sport
Careers in Sport
Creative Skill Set
Information on careers in film, TV, VFX, animation and games
Careers in Science
Jobs that use Science
Career Pilot
Explore jobs and careers
Prospects
Explore job sectors
Career in Teaching
Get information and support to become a teacher
Career Guides
Details on subjects linking to a variety of career pathways
Local Partners
Local employment partners in Engineering 
Careers in Engineering
Potential careers in Engineering

Gap Years

Venture
Learn how to live abroad
UCAS
Ideas and things to think about
Venture
Jobs and work experience
Project Trust
Global volunteering
Gap Medics
Providing pre-med experiences abroad
Season Workers
Vacancies abroad
Raleigh International
Supporting young people to take action
Year Out Group
Travel inspiration and advice
Projects Abroad
Volunteering abroad and apprenticeships

Higher Education

UCAS Courses
Essential starting point for information on higher education*
UCAS Hub
Register if you are in Year 12**
Russell Group
24 leading UK universities
Apply to Uni
Portal side designed with the student experience in mind
Uni Taster Days
Database of university events for schools and colleges
Open Days
Calendar of open day dates
League Tables 2021
Ranking of UK universities for the year
Student Advice Booklet
Advice from our own students about open days and university choices
DirectGov
List of live apprenticeship opportunities 
What Next?
Researching your courses
Unibuddy
Chat to students already at university

*(1) Type in the course you might be interested in (2) Click on 'Undergraduate' (3) Use filters to shorten the list

** Tariff point calculator, events, personal statement builder, what to study next, hub live, dates and deadlines, got questions, degree apprenticeship opportunities, accommodation, chat to university students and explore towns and cities

Linking Subjects to University Choices

University Guide
University league tables for 2021
Get Into Teaching
Information about teaching from the Department for Education
The Student Room
A-Z of subject guides

Reading Materials

Careermag
The latest newsletter from Careermag
Careermag for Inclusion
Information regarding inclusion in careers
Target Careers
Magazine featuring the 200 most popular employers for school leavers
What Next?
Magazine to help you get inspired
Sweet and Maxwell
Order a free copy of Law Student
Catalyst Magazine
STEM magazine on international science
Heated 
STEM online magazine 
TED Talks
Watch inspiring TED talks from around the world
Pro-Academic UK
See the PRIDE Classroom for a monthly newsletter
Classroom to Clinic
Guide to careers in the health service

Student Progression

Pilot Career News
Careers within flying and becoming a pilot
Career Pilot
Careers information and tools
Future Goals
Resources for parents/carers on supporting your child
I Could
Designed to help you think differently about your future
Start Profile
Free online careers platform designed to connect you to your future career
How to Write a CV
Good examples and professional templates by LiveCareer
Examples of CVs
Examples of CV formatting by LiveCareer
Writing Cover Letters
8 steps and examples on how to write a cover letter by LiveCareer
Zety's Career Guides
Guides on how to build your CV and downloadable/editable templates
Student Ladder
Information, advice and guidance from GCSE to graduation
Wikijob Aptitude 
Jobs by Major
Aspirations
Information from our Lead Coordinator for Student Aspiration
Target Careers
Helping school leavers make decisions about their future
Health Careers
Careers within the NHS

Unifrog

Unifrog
The complete destinations platform to explore available opportunities
Unifrog Letter
Information to parents and carers