Information for Students
Information for our Students
During your time at school, we ensure you have several opportunities to consider aspects of your future. To do this we offer a range of activities that allow you to develop the points below.
Understanding yourself, your interests, abilities and aspirations.
Understand different careers, what they involve, how to get into them, available opportunities and therefore make informed choices.
Understanding of the range of opportunities available to you when you leave school including paid employment, volunteering, independent living, further training or education opportunities, Apprenticeships and Traineeships etc.
Development of transferable and industry specific work skills and knowledge to help you maximise opportunities.
Searching for jobs, writing your CV, making job applications, practising interview skills etc.
Development of confidence and communication skills.
Websites for Students
Amazing Apprenticeships have put all the essentials in one place – a quick overview of what you need to know now about apprenticeships, traineeships and higher and degree apprenticeships.
The Direct Gov Website can be used to find out more about apprenticeships and search for live vacancies.
This website allows students to look for information on a range of job sectors and find providers for the courses they’re interested in.
Barclays Life Skills
This website introduces life Skills and helps young people to build a job hunting toolbox, identify skills, gain experience whist looking through a series of you tube videos.
This website contains a series of Start’s structured and progressive activities, the platform caters for all students helping them to make more informed decisions about future study and career options at the right time and in good time.
National Careers Service
This website provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. They also have advisors available by phone and live chat to answer any careers related questions you may have.
Swindon Career Hub
Set up by Great Western Hospital, Swindon Career Hub gives information on local careers related events and resources from a range of universities and local employers.