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Useful Links

To help you think about your future, see below for some useful links.

PREPARING YEAR 7 FOR THE WORLD OF WORK

 2018-19 HANDOUT - QUICK GUIDE TO POST 16 OPTIONS

GENERAL INFORMATION

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/further-education

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.

healthcareers.nhs.uk and stepintothenhs.nhs.uk a wide range of health related careers

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

THE BRIDGE ACADEMY - CAREERS FAIR 2019 BOOKLET

CAREER INSIGHT EVENING BOOKLETS

2018-2019 Series

Marketing, Communication, Film, Media, Theatre, Music and Creative industries

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine

2017-2018 Series

Medicine, Healthcare, Fitness and Sport

Media, Marketing and the Creative Industries

Legal Careers and Careers in Finance and Business

2016-2017 Series

Media and the Creative Industries

Legal and Criminology Careers

Business, Finance, Accountancy, Management Consultancy and the Civil Service

Medicine, Healthcare, Fitness and Sport

Technology, Science and Engineering

Principal:
Mr Chris Brown

Vice Principals:
Kelly Harris (KS3)
Paddy Cassidy (KS4)
Alison Underwood (Sixth Form)
Jennifer Evans

Finance &
Resources Director:

Ken Robb