Careers Information for Students
The careers team are here for you! If you need any advice or guidance about careers or options at different stages of your education you can email email@example.com
Or you can contact a member of the careers team:
Mrs J Jones (Careers Lead) firstname.lastname@example.org
Miss Skill (Careers and Aspirations Co-ordinator) email@example.com
Below are websites and resources that could be useful in making decisions about your future:
Provides a list of information about different opportunities based on your interests and likes.
Start is a free, online careers platform designed to connect 11-18 year olds with their future career potential. It combines the most comprehensive source of information with a personalised experience and career planning tools, helping you to make more informed decisions about your future study and career options, as well as developing your employability skills.
Create an account using your school email address.
Reliable and accessible labour market information on employment sectors in South Yorkshire
A personality test that provides suggestions for Higher Education and Careers
By the end of year 11, you will need to make decisions about your next stage in compulsory education post-16. You will need to consider whether you should be doing A levels, Applied General Qualifications or an Apprenticeship. You may also want to consider doing some voluntary work/work experience. The following links will help you research the various options:
Six things you need to know before making A-level choices
A good website for helping students choose the right A-levels if they plan to go onto University.
Information about a huge range of apprenticeships
Find apprenticeships, college courses and work experience
Info on apprenticeships and careers in Health and Social care in the South Yorkshire regions
Voluntary work and work experience opportunities
Volunteer programme aimed at 16-17 year olds. An excellent opportunity to do voluntary work in the community during the summer between Y11 and Y12.
Website aimed at young people to make a difference in their local community.
Volunteering opportunities in the Rotherham area
6th form Careers Resources
In years 12 and 13 you will need to decide what your next step in life is-this could be going to university, undertaking an apprenticeship, looking for paid employment or taking a gap year.
Advice and guidance from the website for researching and applying to university courses
Booklet created by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam with tips and information to help you start exploring and understand your options.
Designed by “Which?” the consumer organisation. Search for courses, universities and advice
Useful information on applications, funding, accommodation and career goals.
Provides great guidance on what you can do with specific University courses
Apprenticeships and Employment after 6th form
Engineering apprenticeships from the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre