The individual approach continues within the Sixth Form as pupils receive guidance and support from both the school Careers Adviser and from an external adviser, from the Head of Sixth Form, Form tutors, as well as outside speakers and mentors. Advice is tailored to the needs of each pupil, with an emphasis on information-gathering, regarding potential career and course choices, and in terms of oneself, with the aim of ensuring good quality and robust career planning for the future.
This is delivered through:
Clear and comprehensive information, particularly useful for the Job Profiles section, covering easy-to-read outlines of over 800 different jobs. A good starting point when beginning to consider the breadth of career areas available.
Highly visual site using over 1000 video stories to examine jobs, career families and routes to qualifications. Useful for those who prefer to watch and listen to information rather than just reading.
A report from the Russell Group universities, particularly useful for information regarding “facilitating subjects” at A-Level.
A useful article by an experience Careers professional, outlining top tips for potential applicants.