Parents / Carers
This page is dedicated to informing parents/carers by providing tailored information about our student’s options when following GCSE exams. If you have concerns about your child's progress towards making decisions about their further or higher education, training or employment options please do contact our Careers Advisor - Mr McArdle - firstname.lastname@example.org
Below you will find an excellent list of information resources tailored to parents/carers. These will help you to understand the educational and training options available to your child and how to support them with decision making.
Year 11 / Parent - Post-16 Information Booklet
After school drop-in support and guidance session information here
A guide for parents/carers - Employability Skills
The Parent Advisor website is great ‘one stop shop’ for all areas of your child’s careers and options support: http://www.parentadviser.co.uk/
The UCAS website has specific information on post-16 education and training: https://www.ucas.com/further-education/post-16-finance-and-support/parents-and-carers
For information about all things apprenticeships: https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/parents/their-career
Parent information resources for apprenticeships can be downloaded: https://amazingapprenticeships.com/resources/
Target Careers has useful information about how to help support your child’s decision making:
We encourage parents/carers to keep up to date with labour market information. The National Careers Service has an extensive list of job profiles which can be used with students to help them to understand different educational and training paths into different careers.
Get In Go Far: https://www.getingofar.gov.uk/parents
Student Loan Repayments: https://www.slc.co.uk/students-and-customers/loan-repayment.aspx
Tuition Fees and Funding: https://targetcareers.co.uk/uni/choices-about-uni/50-university-tuition-fees-and-funding
If you cannot find what you are looking for or need further support please contact - Mr McArdle: email@example.com who will be able to discuss your needs and provide the relevant information, advice or guidance.