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: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

Icould: https://icould.com/

Jobzoo: http://www.jobzoo.co.uk/

Guidance for Parents

Parental Guidance: http://www.parentalguidance.org.uk/

Careers Advice for Parents:  https://www.careersadviceforparents.org/

Apprenticeships:

Government portal to the National Apprenticeship Service: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

Apprenticeships: Get In Go Far: https://www.getingofar.gov.uk/  Large database of available apprenticeships.

Apprenticeships Connect: https://www.apprenticeshipconnect.co.uk  Another useful website for searching available apprenticeships.

Going to University and other alternatives:

UCAS: https://www.ucas.com/

Which? University: https://university.which.co.uk/ 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: https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/ Website providing detailed information on the University league tables.

Not Going To Uni: https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/ Very useful resources and guidance for those students not wishing to continuing their studies at University.

UK Course Finder: https://www.ukcoursefinder.com/ Useful data base of degree courses.

Developing Employability Skills

Life Skills: https://www.barclayslifeskills.com/ Very useful website providing information to help young people develop their employability skills

Push: https://www.push.co.uk/ : 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): http://www.won.ac.uk/win/wessex-inspiration-network wide range of resources and activities to support young people making decisions about their future.