Careers Guidance – Parents

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Careers Guidance – Parents 2024-02-06T09:17:23+00:00

Below you can find links to websites and resources with more information and advice on careers for parents and carers.

Make the Future Yours!

Success at School

Success at School has free parent and carer guides to university and apprenticeships. Both guides are available digitally for parents and carers giving access for free, along with a free bonus STEM careers guide.
2024 Apprenticeships Guide for Parents and Carers. Click here to view this guide.
For the Career Guide, please follow this link to sign up here.
For the University guide, please follow this link to sign up here.

The National Careers Service

Provide information, advice and guidance to help make decisions on learning, training and work. The website includes over 800 different job profiles

Parent Adviser
Advice for parents about the career options for their children  

Careers Advice for Parents – Website
Designed to support parents support their children when looking at choices for the future

TARGET careers
A new publication to help parents and carers support their children in their future careers decision. In the guide parents will find information on; the world of apprenticeships, which routes are best financially, researching employer programmes, helping their child transition to university, plus guides on how to get into different sectors such as finance, business, engineering and IT. See here for more details.

Worldskills – A guide for parents
This guide aims to ensure parents have information about some of the key elements of progression and careers including; options and qualifications, apprenticeships and traineeships as a route to success, the importance of skills and qualifications and how jobs are changing.

BBC Bitesize Careers

A growing collection of job case studies across a wide range of sectors, supported with labour market information. Links between curriculum and the world of work, showing how vocational, apprenticeship and academic pathways can lead to success. Information and guidance on skills for work, choosing options, work experience and more


To receive a copy of future Careermag for parents and carers, follow this link:

School Information

The SLT member in charge of student careers education is Mr McArdle.
For all information regarding student Careers Education and the school Careers Programme for students, please contact Patrick McArdle:
Phone: 0207 739 7324