Useful Websites

There are a number of websites available to both students and parents that can help provide information and advice.

Careers Information:

National Careers Service:


Guidance for Parents

Parental Guidance:

Careers Advice for Parents:


Government portal to the National Apprenticeship Service:

Apprenticeships: Get In Go Far:  Large database of available apprenticeships.

Apprenticeships Connect:  Another useful website for searching available apprenticeships.

Going to University and other alternatives:


Which? University: Excellent resource providing a wide range of stats and facts about every University course, including student satisfaction and average graduate earnings

The Good University Guide: Website providing detailed information on the University league tables.

Not Going To Uni: Very useful resources and guidance for those students not wishing to continuing their studies at University.

UK Course Finder: Useful data base of degree courses. and comprehensive university, and university courses, comparison site, offering students resources, tools, student discounts and university stats and rankings. A website which tells you everything you need to know about clearing and adjustment and offers an app which allows you to speak to universities directly.

Developing Employability Skills

Life Skills: Very useful website providing information to help young people develop their employability skills

Push: : very comprehensive website with information ranging from University advice to taking a gap year. Even has a section entitled ‘No Idea’ for the many students who haven’t yet made up their minds!

Wessex Information Network (WIN): wide range of resources and activities to support young people making decisions about their future.