Discovering & Exploring Different Careers

National Careers Service

Scroll down to the Job profiles which contain detailed information including work activities, working hours and conditions, skills, interests and qualities, income and entry requirements for nearly 800 jobs.

The Big Bang Fair

The Big Bang Fair contains information about the people in different crews who work together to undertake engineering and science jobs; from construction crew to space crew and many in-between.  Click on a crew to find out more about some of the different job roles and useful links.

Plotr

Plotr contains different career worlds which include an overview of broad sectors such as science and maths alongside a focus on opportunities available with different employers such as BP, Thales and the Civil Service.

 

Option Choices in Year 8

See the National Careers Service link at the top of the page.

Plotr GCSE Options Advice Guide

iCould

The Buzz Quiz can be completed in minutes and gives an indication of personality and possible job sectors, based on answers given.  Students can click on job sectors to find out more about the jobs within them.

iCould Career Videos

Click on your favourite subject(s) and watch career videos of people who use that subject in their job.

 

Work Experience & Voluntary Work

Students in Year 10 undertake a work experience placement but students in other years may also wish to expand their experiences of the world of work. particularly in the sixth form.  Please note that some opportunities on the Student Ladder website are aimed at undergraduates.

Future Morph 11 - 13 Work Experience

Student Ladder

Discover Healthcare

Do It

Volunteer Team

 

Post 16 & Post 18 Choices

See the National Careers Service Link at the top of the page.

UCAS After GCSEs

Get Ahead Sutton - Sutton Apprenticeship Hub

University Advice on A Level Choices

Russell Group guide to post 16 Education

Best Course 4 Me

UCAS - Advice if you are unsure what to study

UCAS - A search tool for degree courses

Career Finder - a search facility for alternatives to full time study

Getingofar - Advanced Apprenticeships

 

For Parents/Carers

All of the above information aswell as:

Parental Guidance - Career Related Guidance