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Information for Parents
As a parent, you are incredibly influential when it comes to the decisions your child makes in all areas of their lives and that is especially true when it comes to their education and career. There are now a broad range of choices and options available to students today. With this in mind, we want you to be able to talk to your child about their options confidently; knowing that the information you have is as accurate and as up to date as possible.
Please find below a list of helpful resources that can help you have meaningful discussions with your child about their future:
Win That Job - Parent Guide: National Careers Week have developed an excellent resource to support parents in 'steering' their son/daughter towards the correct job/career.
Parent Adviser: Advice for parents/carers about career options for their children
UCAS: University Guide for Parents
UCAS: Student Finance - Guide for Parents
Amazing Apprenticeships: Useful monthly parent pack and a ‘Parents guide to Apprenticeships’
Target Careers: Dedicated parents section covering University Choices, Careers and Apprenticeships.
UK Job Market Guide: Useful information on the changing job market.
Parental Guidance: Careers Information and Advice from the Careers Writers Association.
Guardian University League Table: An interactive University League Table guide.
Career Mag for Parents: Aims to connect students and their parents to quality advice and guidance on careers and further education choices.
Kate Lovelace, Careers Leader is also available if you have any queries in relation to career options or work experience. Mr Wescomb, Head of Sixth Form can assist with any queries relating to further education choices.