There are a number of websites available to both students and parents that can help provide information and advice.
- All About Careers: Career exploration, jobs and advice.
- Career Pilot: Designed to help 11 to 19-year-olds explore study and work pathways.
- Careersbox: A free careers resource showing hundreds of real people doing real jobs.
- icould: Features over 1000 videos of real people talking about their careers.
- National Careers Service: A government service that provides information, advice and guidance on learning, training and work.
- Prospects: Advice on jobs, courses and careers.
- Start: Job, apprenticeship and course information for 11 to 18-year-olds plus tools, including job suitability profiling and online records of achievement.
- Success at School: The place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice.
- Target Careers: Expert information and advice on the range of career possibilities available and the best routes into them.
- Parental Guidance: Information for parents to support your child's career decisions.
Experience & Skills
- Barclays LifeSkills: A free, curriculum-linked programme, to help improve the skills and employability of young people in the UK.
- Do It: National volunteering website.
- Student Ladder: Help students from 16-24 find work experience, apprenticeships, internships, industrial placements and full time roles.
- Discover Uni (previously Unistats): An official source of information about higher education.
- Opendays.com: The university and college open day directory.
- Informed Choices: A resource from the Russell Group that is aimed at pupils aged 14+ who are considering university and want information to help them choose the right subjects to study at sixth form or college.
- Studential: Examples of personal statements by subject plus in-depth information for students from GCSE to postgraduate study.
- The Complete University Guide: Independent UK university rankings, course information and expert advice for students.
- The Uni Guide (previously Which? University): A free and unbiased university advice service from the The Student Room, which is based on content that was originally hosted on Which? University.
- UCAS: Universities and colleges admissions service plus helpful information on study options, apprenticeships and careers
- AllAboutSchoolLeavers: Information on the different levels of apprenticeship as well as the latest school leaver job news and advice.
- Amazing Apprenticeships: Helps students navigate the fast-changing world of apprenticeships and vocational education.
- Find an Apprenticeship: The government's national apprenticeship finder.
- Get my First Job: A gateway to hundreds of apprenticeships that will help you kick start your career.
- Not Going to Uni: A website dedicated to apprenticeships, distance learning, foundation degrees, gap years, sponsored degrees, voluntary work, jobs, training and more.
For further information on careers, please email our Careers Officer, Miss Deana Edwards, at