Information for parents and carers
Parent/carer involvement and support is crucial for successful careers education and positive outcomes. We ensure parents/carers are informed about careers events and activities through direct communication with tutors or members of the Careers Team, letters (e.g. regarding work experience placements, Career 1:1 interviews etc.), information evenings and the annual review (EHCP) process.
All businesses that attend the school for careers purposes are DBS checked and/or are supervised whilst working with our students.
Information to support parents and carers
National Careers Service
This website provides a wealth of information on careers choices, different industry sectors, course choices, skills assessments, CVs and interviews etc. They also have advisors available by phone (0800 100 900) and live chat to answer any careers related questions you may have.
This website provides profiles for a wide variety of different jobs and careers. Visitors to the site can search for information based on job sectors, academic subjects and individual values. It also has an area specifically for parents/carers (https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/parent-zone)
Youth Employment UK
This website provides expert careers advice for parents who want to help their child understand and explore their next steps.
Preparation for Adulthood
This website is focussed on providing information to ensure “Everyone Equal Life chances as they move into Adulthood”
The Direct Gov Website can be used to find out more about apprenticeships and search for live vacancies.