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Parent/Carer Information

Our career and pupil aspirations talk from Meet The Teacher day can be downloaded below.

You can find our Careers Education Entitlement Statements on our careers policy page here.

Careermap is a website for a variety of careers information and a parent focused careers magazines.

The Career Pilot link below is a great place to start looking at pupil choices at 14+, 16+ and 18+. It also has a breath of information regarding vocational qualifications, apprenticeships an higher education. There are quizzes, skills maps and advice on money matters. You can also download the careerpilot app onto your mobile and ask for help via their help and support pages.

Discover which pathway is right for your child by using the following link to talking futures pathway options. It’s good to know all the options available from aged 16, whether your child is just discovering their favourite subjects, getting ready to make their GCSE choices, or well on the way to completing this stage of study. The more information your child has on what they can do next, through ongoing conversations, the easier big decisions at the key milestones will be.


If you’re the parent, guardian, or role model of a young person who is just starting out on their career journey the apprenticeship guide accessed via the link below to the is a great place to start.

We all want the best for the next generation. We also know that understanding the wide range of choices that are available can be challenging, and this can be a real stumbling block when trying to discuss the options open to those leaving school or college.

This link directs you to information that  is specifically about apprenticeships. In recent years, there have been many changes to the way in which apprenticeships work, and the range of occupations they cover. As well as the roles traditionally associated with apprenticeships, today’s opportunities offer a genuine alternative to a full time University route, so it’s important to understand the wide range of apprenticeships available as well as the benefits they offer.

Guide to apprenticeships for parents and carers.

targetcareers - Paths to Careers - A Parent's Guides