Useful Information

Careers websites and further information for students and parents.

Good quality careers education will raise the aspirations of all young people. Students in Years 7-13 are encouraged to take responsibility for their future choices and to start researching and planning for their future.

In addition to the support and opportunities that we offer in school, there are some very useful resources that can be accessed from home.


  • Search careers ideas in A-Z or job groups
  • Specific job information
  • Ideas linked to subjects and general information
  • Use the career wizard
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  • Take the Buzz Quiz personality test to discover your strengths.
  • Real stories to inspire your career and provide ideas for your future.
  • Search and watch videos to find links between school subjects and careers.
  • Get advice about important events such as option choices and employment after school.
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  • Discover and explore exciting careers and different world of work.
  • Play the Game to discover careers that match your personality, interests and skills.
  • Explore careers matched to you and what you might be good at.
  • Read the hints and tips from employers.
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  • Visit the on-line library of careers related film, news and information.
  • There’s a wide range of case study films showing real people doing real jobs, giving insights into careers across all sectors to help you find the right career.
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Study Options Post 16

UCAS Progress

  • Careers information and the post 16 application system
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  • This website provides access to careers advice from trained specialists at start.
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Study Options Post 18


  • Advice and information services to Post 18 education
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  • One stop shop for preparing student for course choices at school and beyond
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Amazing Apprenticeships

  • Apprenticeships explained
  • Search for current apprenticeship vacancies
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Researching University Courses

Uni Guide

  • Provides information and what to study, where to go and how to get there.
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Uni Taster Days

  • Search for university and college taster days, workshops, residentials, open days and more
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More Information

Aptitude tests

Follow this link for an introduction to Aptitude test – these are short tests which some employers may use to assess the competency of candidate.

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The Best Test Practice

Video interviews are becoming more popular, please click here for more information and techniques to support you.

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Personality Tests

Personality tests are increasingly popular with employers to ensure they are picking the right candidate for the job.

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Raising the Participation Age

The government has increased the age to which all young people in England must continue in education or training.

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School leaving age

For more information and facts for Local Authorities, Parents, Employers, Pre 16 Providers, and Young People please click on the following link:

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