To help you think about your future, see below for some useful links.
These are general sites covering a range of careers and sectors, and what you can do with different qualifications.
Many of these websites have activities to help you think about what might suit you in terms of careers, as well as information about salaries and jobs.
prospects.ac.uknationalcareersservice.direct.gov.ukcareersbox.co.ukbbc.com/bitesize/careersicould.combrightknowledge.orgluminate.prospects.ac.uk for those interested in finding out more about the current and future labour market
LOCAL AND SPECIALIST INFORMATION
learningtrust.co.uk/14-19/Pages/1419Education 14-19 education information from the Hackney Learning Trustlearningtrust.co.uk/content/get-careers-advicehackneylocaloffer.co.uk/KB5/hackney.localoffer information on services for 0-25 with SEN, disabilities or additional needs
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR YEARS 9, 10 AND 11
ucas.com/ucas/16-18-choices/getting started/what-are-my-options general information about post 16 choices (college, sixth form, apprenticeships)
bestcourse4me.com support with post 16 optionsrussellgroup.ac.uk/for-students/school-and-college-in-the-uk guidance for A Levels and post 16 options
learningtrust.co.uk/14-19/Pages/1419Education - Hackney Learning Trust 16-19 Prospectus
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR YEARS 12 AND 13
UCAS.com and ucas.com/undergraduate information and applications for universitiesuniversity.which.co.uk and whatuni.com information to help decide what and where to studyucas.com general information about post 18 options and university applicationsunistats.ac.uk for comparing UK higher education course dataopendays.com lists all the university open days. Look at the dates and plan ahead.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.ukthestudentroom.co.ukgov.uk/contact-student-finance-england
ALTERNATIVES TO UNIVERSITY
notgoingtouni.co.uk information on apprenticeships, gap years, distance learning and jobsratemyapprenticeship.co.uk opportunities and reviews of apprenticeships and jobsuniversity.which.co.uk/teachers/introduce-higher-education-options information on higher and degree apprenticeshipsgetingofar.gov.uk traineeships and apprenticeshipsgov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeshipsapprenticeships.com specialised site for apprenticeships and latest opportunitiesallaboutschoolleavers.co.ukmilkround.comgap-year.co.uk for students planning a year away from education or a careergov.uk/government/news/new-support-for-young-care-leavers-starting-an-apprenticeship finance for care leavers starting an apprenticeshipgov.uk/contact-jobcentre-plusamazingapprenticeships.comgetmyfirstjob.co.uk
SECTOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Some employment sectors provide information about careers in their organisations.
creativeskillset.org/who_we_help/young_creative_talent for creative careers
futuremorph.org/16plus for Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics(STEM) careers
mathscareers.org.uk/14-16 for Mathematics careers - what you can do with Mathematics
CAREERS ADVICE FOR PARENTS AND CARERS
Information to help parents support their children careersadviceforparents.org