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As a parent or carer, you have a leading role when your child is making decisions about their career. Talking to your child about careers is important. Not only when they are making big decisions, such as subject choices and what to do when they leave school, but also throughout their school lives and beyond. It is important to be prepared and feel confident when they come to you for advice. Below is a selection of useful information and links to websites to support you in assisting your child with their future career choices. 

 

National Careers Service

NCS Resources

Career Mag for Parents

 

To support your child looking at Higher Education

UCAS parent guide

 

To support your child in pursuing an apprenticeship

Parent Pack 2020

 

Careers Catch Up Newsletter

 

Termly ‘Careers catch up’ newsletters are a good source of information.

Spring 2020

Autumn 2019 

 

 College/Sixth Form Open Events

 

You can find the dates and details of local college/sixth form virtual open events here:

Autumn 2020 College open events

 

Useful Websites

 

Other useful websites for parents/carers:

Parental Guidance

Youth Employment UK

 

Please also browse our other pages in Careers section for further specific information and access the daily school bulletin which has up to date information and opportunities.