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    Careers

     Welcome to Dinnington High Schools Careers Centre C.E.I.A.G.

    Welcome to the Virtual Careers Library for Dinnington High School, here you'll find a range of useful website links that will help you find some answers to your education and career questions.

    If you can't find the information you need here or would like further information and guidance please contact our specialist careers team.

     

                               

    For a one to one careers guidance appointment please contact:

    Mr Pete Tilley

    Early Help Locality Team Senior Youth Support Worker

    Children and Young Peoples Services,

    Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council,

    pete.tilley@rotherham.gov.uk

     

    Useful Education and Careers Websites

     

    New Kudos -

    School licence code :-           Please contact either Mrs D Rigby or Mrs S Addy for this code

    New Kudos is a new version of the UK's most popular impartial careers guidance and information program that helps young people plan their future and make informed decisions.

    New Kudos is ideal for 13-19 year olds.  It provides young people with a personalised experience which enables you to explore careers and learning pathways based on you interests and aspirations. You can get ideas of careers that you might like, explore your own career ideas, discover where your favourite subjects could take you and uncover a world of opportunities in different areas of work.

    Some of the features within New Kudos, including:

    • Labour market information shown through easy to understand graphics to highlight at a glance the future employment projections in each relevant career.
    • Four exploration routes through the program. Some of you may need careers ideas to explore whilst others may have a clear idea of what career you are interested in. All students can work through the program at your own pace to end up at the stage where they can make informed decisions about your future.
    • Full integration with Careerscape, important information including, case studies, video and HE information.
    • A structured CV Builder to allow you to easily construct your first CV.

    Please click here to view the New Kudos website: https://kudosvnext.cascaid.co.uk/LoginPage.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f

     

    Youthi

    The Youthi website is designed specifically for young people aged 13-19 years (up to 25 years with learning difficulties and/or disabilities) and offers free online impartial information, advice and guidance on a number of aspects of life, including careers, work, money and learning. As well as blogs, events, latest news and videos the website offers an interactive 'live chat' facility which gives young people the opportunity to speak to trained advisors via their computer.

     

    Please click here to view the Youthi website: http://www.youthi.org.uk/youthi/careers

    You can always talk to a Youth Support Worker by:

    Contact Youthi online - http://www.youthi.org.uk/youthi/feedback

    Telephone: 01709 255266

    Or find your nearest centre at http://www.youthi.org.uk/youthi/homepage/58/centres

     

    National Careers Service

    Careers advice and information on a wide range of jobs, training course resources and funding.

    https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

     

    best course4me.com

    Compare information on courses and possible career paths, and what qualifications you will need.

    Please click here to view the bestcourse4me website: http://www.bestcourse4me.com/

     

    Plotr

    Find out information on the different career paths available in different areas of work.

    Please click here to view the Plotr website: https://www.plotr.co.uk/

     

    Success at School

    This is the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice. 

    Please click here to view the Success at School website: https://successatschool.org/

     

    UCAS Progress and UCAS

    The UCAS websites allows you to search Universities and Colleges and the courses they offer. You can also complete applications for courses and track your progress. You will need a username and password in Y11 to access applications from Mrs D Rigby or Mrs S Addy.

    University courses (Please see Mrs Jones for University applications)

    www.ucas.ac.uk

    16-18 Courses

    https://www.ucas.com/ucas/after-gcses 

     

    Unistats

    Search, review and compare subjects at UK universities and colleges. Unistats is the official website to help you make an informed choice when deciding which UK University or college to apply to. It includes the results of the latest National Student Survey.

    Please click here to view the Unistats website: www.unistats.com 

     

    Not going to university

    Notgoingtouni.co.uk is a website full of information about other paths to lead other than going to university. From apprenticeships to debt-free learning, there are literally thousands of other opportunities out there.

    To visit the notgoingtouni website please click: www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

     

    Apprenticeships

    Find out about all the different types of apprenticeship available here and how to apply.

    Please click here to view the website: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch

     

    Employment

    Find out more about university, jobs, careers, work experience and volunteering. You can also call the Exam Results Helpline on 0808 100 8000 for free, independent advice about future options and next steps

    Please click here to view the website: www.directgov.uk

     

    Careersbox

    The Careersbox website offers over 300 videos providing you with information on different jobs.

    To view the Careers Box website please click here: www.careersbox.co.uk

     

    Volunteering

    Find out about the wide variety of volunteering opportunities that are available today, there is bound to be something for everyone.

    Please click here to view volunteering website: www.volunteering.org.uk

     

    Gap Year

    So, you've decided you want to take a gap year but you're unsure what you want to do. You will find everything you need to know here about choosing and planning a gap year in the UK and abroad.

    To visit the Gap Year website please click here: www.gapyear.com

     

    Prospects

    A website aimed at graduates but an ideal place to find more information about gap years, job profiles, work experience, postgraduate study and careers advice for any age.

    Please click here to visit the website: www.prospects.ac.uk

     

    icould

    Need some ideas for the future? Some inspiration on what kind of career might be right for you? Just want to find out what's out there? icould can help you discover what you could do and how you could get there.

    To visit the icould website please click here: www.icould.com

     

    National Bureau for Students with Disabilities

    Have a look here if you are a disabled young person who wants information about the various options and choices in education, training, volunteering and work post sixteen.

    Please click here to visit the Skill website: www.skill.org.uk

     

    NHS Jobs

    Look here to find a huge amount of information regarding one of the largest employers in the UK, the NHS. The National Health Service offers a huge range of exciting and challenging opportunities for people who are passionate about making a difference. With more than 300 different careers on offer, there is a job for you no matter what your interests, skills or qualifications.

    To visit the NHS Careers website please click here: www.nhscareers.nhs.uk

     

    Which? Univeristy

    What to study, where to go and how to get there? - http://university.which.co.uk/

    Contact Details

    Dinnington High School
    Doe Quarry Ln, Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2NZ

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    Reception - 01909 550066

    Email Enquiries:
    info@dinningtonhigh.co.uk