Useful Information

Careers – Useful Information

CAREERS WEBSITES AND FURTHER INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS

Good quality careers education will raise the aspirations of all young people. Students in Years 7-13 are encouraged to take responsibility for their future choices and to start researching and planning for their future. In addition to the support and opportunities that we offer in school, there are some very useful resources that can be accessed from home.

To access the Year 11 options brochure, please click here.

To access the Year 8 options brochure, please click here.

WEBSITE LINK

INFORMATION

  • Search careers ideas in A-Z or job groups
  • Specific job information
  • Ideas linked to subjects and general information
  • Use the Career Wizard

  • Take the Buzz Quiz personality test to discover your strengths.
  • Real stories to inspire your career and provide ideas for your future
  • Search and watch videos to find links between school subjects and careers.
  • Get advice about important events such as option choices and employment after school.

  • Visit the on-line library of careers related film, news and information.
  • There’s a wide range of case study films showing real people doing real jobs, giving insights into careers across all sectors to help you find the right career.

  • On this website, you can find out more about a job you are interested in such as the hours you would work, starting salaries, what the work would be like, entry requirements and exam qualifications you would need, skills, interests and qualities they would expect you to have.
  • Get advice about completing CV’s and application forms etc.

STUDY OPTIONS POST 16

 

  • Careers information and the post 16 application system.

  • This website provides access to careers advice from trained specialists at Start.

  • Apprenticeships explained
  • Search for current apprenticeship vacancies

STUDY OPTIONS POST 18

  • The Russell Group informed choices website helps identify which A level choices provide open option for students.

  • Advice and information services to Post 18 education.

  • One stop shop for preparing students for course choices at school and beyond.

  • Apprenticeships explained
  • Search for current apprenticeship vacancies

RESEARCHING UNIVERSITY COURSES


  • Provides information on what to study, where to go and how to get there.

  • Search for university and college taster days, workshops, residentials, open days and more.

Useful Information

Click here to view our Sixth Form Prospectus 2020.

Alternatively click here to visit the National Careers Service Website  for any information on job profiles and support with CVs.

For alternative, online careers information and advice click here.

Click here to visit the UCAS website , we encourage all students to find the right course for them.

For more information regarding Apprenticeships click here

Or if you’re interested in finding out about voluntary opportunities click here.

For an interactive careers website visit here.

Click here for an introduction to Aptitude tests – these are short tests which some employers may use to assess the competency of a candidate.

Video interviews are becoming more popular, please click here for more information and techniques to support you.

Personality tests are increasingly popular with employers to ensure they are picking the right candidate for the job – click here for a guide.

 

Raising The Participation Age –

http://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/schools/raising-the-participation-age-rpa

For more information and facts for Local Authorities, Parents, Employers, Pre 16 Providers, Post 16 Providers and Young People please click on the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/know-when-you-can-leave-school