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Advice and support for parents and carers

You may find the following external websites useful:

  • BBC Bitesize - Whether you're deciding what to study, taking your exams, planning a career, or just curious, we're here to explain the world of work, with advice from people who've found the right path for them.
  • Start is a free, online careers platform, designed to connect 11-18 years olds with their future career potential:
  • The National Careers Service is an independent body which provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.  Their website can be accessed at; alternatively their telephone helpline is available between 8am and 10pm seven days a week on 0800 100 900.
  • The SACU website is a helping hand to help you with your step step after school:
  • icould is a small charity providing career inspiration for young people.  They show what is possible in work and other different ways to think about careers through free access to over 1000 personal video stories:
  • Parental Guidance is a website providing careers information for parents and carers, to help and advise the young people in their care:
  • Springpod – is a great way of browsing for apprenticeship vacancies, easy and straightforward to use. It allows you to filter and search for vacancies. Create an account and enjoy the video's as part of your research and find your next step:
  • Informed Choices - to help you understand which subjects open up different degrees, particularly at Russell Group universities:

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