Careers

Parkside Academy believes that the key elements of a good Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) Programme should be to develop the self-awareness, opportunity awareness, decision making and transition planning skills of its pupils.  It should also look to raise aspirations, broaden horizons and break down stereotypes. It should help pupils to understand the purpose and benefits of education and it should aim to inspire them to greater achievement in their formal qualifications as well as successful progression into the next stage of their lives and their longer term career ambitions irrespective of their starting points.

With this in mind we have compiled a range of careers websites in order to support pupils and their parents in researching and planning their future careers.

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General Careers Websites

www.cv-library.co.uk

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

www.icould.com

www.jobzoo.co.uk

www.allaboutcareers.com

www.brightknowledge.org

www.plotr.co.uk

www.mathscareers.org.uk

http://www.wherestemcantakeyou.co.uk

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/support

https://www.careermap.co.uk

https://www.successatschool.org

 

Specific Careers Websites

www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk – for careers in engineering

https://www.engineergirl.org – for girls’ careers in engineering

www.ideasfoundation.org.uk    –  for careers in the creative industries

http://careers.abpi.org.uk/your-career/school-and-college-students/Pages/default.aspx – for careers in medicines/pharmaceutical research

www.healthcareers.nhs.uk – for careers in medicine

https://www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/careers – for careers in the NHS

www.careerscope.uk.net – for careers in the Leisure, Tourism and Hospitality sectors

www.northeastmotortradeapprenticeships.co.uk – for careers in the motor industry

https://www.lawcareers.net – for careers in Law

https://www.allaboutlaw.co.uk/ – for careers in Law

Careers

Is your child considering A-levels? Do they know what career opportunities the subjects they take will open up for them? Take a look at this website to find out:

https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/a-level-choices/315491-what-a-level-subjects-should-i-take

Thinking about University

https://www.topuniversities.com/courses/engineering/guide

www.ucas.com

www.university.which.co.uk

https://russellgroup.ac.uk

http://www.suttontrust.com

https://www.informedchoices.ac.uk/

Thinking about Apprenticeships

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

www.apprenticeships.org.uk

amazingapprenticeships.com

Careers in the Armed Forces

www.army.mod.uk  – For careers in the Army

www.royalnavy.mod.uk  – For careers in the Royal Navy

www.raf.mod.uk  – For careers in the Royal Air Force

Job and Apprenticeship Search

www.adzuna.co.uk

www.northeastjobs.org.uk

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