For all Year 10 students please see the available download links on this page for all information regarding work experience.
For help logging into the Work Experience portal, click here
A free online resource for school and college leavers looking at alternatives to university, packed with information and opportunities from thousands of employers.
Apprenticeship Opportunities For School Leavers - Download
Student Finance Info - http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/students/
www.thesite.org (lots of advice from money, drugs, careers to sex & relationships)
www.do-it.org (site about volunteering and opportunities to sign up to – something all students of all ages should be thinking about, great for CVs but also giving something back to society)
Career Information and Exploration
National careersservice.direct.gov.uk Job profiles, CV builder, planning tools and more
Plotr.co.uk Includes 'The Game' a careers matching tool
Careersbox.co.uk Films, News and information
Icould.com Videos, stories, news and articles
Fasttomato.com Matches interests to possible careers. Ask the school for your username.
Apprenticeships and employment
Apprenticeships.org.uk National database. Includes a search app
Notgoingtouni.co.uk All other options other than full time degrees
Thebigchoice.com Graduate jobs, placements and internships, school leaver programmes and apprenticeships
Allaboutschooleavers.co.uk Includes job vacancies and sponsored degrees
Gov.uk/student-finance (Higher education)
Gov.uk/1619-bursary-fund (Further Education)
Scholarship-search.org.uk Scholarships and Bursaries
Thescholarshiphub.org.uk Includes sponsored degrees
http://getingofar.gov.uk/traineeships advice on traineeships
Volunteering and self-employment
Princes-trust.org.uk Enterprise programmes and more
Shell-livewire.org Starting your own business and entrepreneurship
Vinspired.com Volunteering opportunity database
Do-it.org.uk - National database of - Information about volunteering opportunities.
Volunteering.org.uklocally and internationally with a list of who to contact.
UCASprogress.com Searchable list of further education and training courses
Ucas.com Database of courses and application processes
Unistats.com Official statistics on entry requirements, graduate destinations and satisfaction rates
Push.co.uk Independent guide to choosing, applying and enjoying a University
Bestcourseforme.com Shows links between what you study, what you can earn and the jobs you can get
UKcoursefinder.com A questionnaire to help you find the courses most closely matched to your interests and preferences.
Prospects.ac.uk The official graduate careers website including graduate destinations
Opendays.com A searchable calendar of university and college open days.
London.ac.uk/tasters Aimed at Y12 students degree taster courses offered by universities in London
Whatuni.com – Alternative on-line prospectus created by students for future students
Girls have you thought about...?
wes.org.uk Women in engineering
Futuremorph.co.uk STEM careers. (Science Technology Engineering and Maths)
Students with Disabilities
Skill.org.uk - National Bureau for Students with Disabilities.
After16.org.uk - Information for students and their parents about post-16 and post-18 transition and a list of who to contact.
Trans-active.org.uk - Mencap service for young people providing information on post-16 transition
In school on Thursdays. Interviews by appointment with school office. Lunchtime drop-in available - Week A.