Careers Information for Students

Careers

Our School Careers Advisor is Mr D. Upton. His office is by the front entrance of White Block (Humanities entrance).
Useful Links

Visit these websites to give you more information and guidance.

CASCAiD produces of computer-based impartial careers information and guidance solutions. For our purposes it's main product is Kudos which suggests careers and helps you to explore your career options.

Kudos

See Mr Upton for details of how to log in

This site offers a free test in which you are asked 48 questions. Based on your answers, using your personality, skills and interests the site will tell you which careers are perfect for you and suggest five industry sectors which you should explore in more detail.

According to the site:

'The Springboard Career Test gives students a nudge in the right direction. It’s a quick, fun and engaging career test, which is designed to act as a catalyst for further career exploration.'

Click the logo to take a test.

If you're looking for apprenticeships or school leaver programmes,this is the essential springboard into the job market for school and college leavers.

A site which gives you all the information you need, as they say: -

'Looking for school leaver programme advice? You’ve come to the right place. Browse the sections for articles on everything from application help to interview tips.'

Categories on

Click the logo to enter the whole siteI

Covering many different apprenticeships courses, academic courses, vocational training and a wide ranging of learning types, Careers World understand the necessity for you gain the right assistance, whatever apprenticeship or training vacancies you wish to apply for. How we operate is simple, we provide you with all the careers information advice and guidance you need on courses in your area.

Click the logo to enter the West Midlands Site

Advice for Important Stages
Click the titles to download the booklets, which can be printed

Which Way Now Booklet

Choosing Key Stage 4 Options for Year 9 Students

It's Your Choice Booklet

A resource to help you choose your path after your GCSE


Two other websites you might find interesting and useful

Click the logos to enter

A site for all ages with advice
given and opportunities outlined
A site all about apprenticeships
for students and parents


Documents below are useful for students to prepare fully for job searching and interviewing. Copies are used in school. They can be downloaded and printed.

Year 11 Careers Booklet - Choosing a Career

Interview Booklet

Top Tips