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Information for Students

Whatever route you want to take in the future, we are here to help you choose the right path. The Beaconsfield School has a dedicated and experienced careers team who are here to help guide each of you through your career and future options.

If you have any queries or wish to speak to someone about careers, please see Mrs Collingridge ccollingridge@beaconsfield.school

Some websites you might find useful are listed below.

  • National Careers Service

Students in Y11 -Y13 who are looking for jobs and apprenticeships and volunteering opportunities, should have a look at the flyer from the National Careers Service. It is a free and impartial service. They will be able to give you information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and employment. Please also visit their website for further information - https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/

  • Start https://www.startprofile.com/ – a free online tool which lets you look at job profiles, helps you find which jobs are linked to your interests, which subjects will best prepare you for the future world of work, develop employability skills and lots more.
  • CareerPilot https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/ – Plan your study and work. Career tools to help you decide which choices to make at 14, 16 and 18, consider routes to different qualifications and find out about job sectors.
  • BBC Bitesize Careers https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/careers – videos explaining the world of work, with advice from people who've found the right path for them.
  • Careersbox https://www.careersbox.co.uk/ – careers videos showing real people doing real jobs, giving viewers an insight into entry routes and skill requirements for careers in all sectors
  • icould https://icould.com/ – Listen to people from accountants to zookeepers tell their own story about their real life career journeys.
  • Success at School https://successatschool.org/ – Career advice for schools and students aged 13-19
  • Prospects https://www.prospects.ac.uk/ – Match your skills and personality to 400+ job profiles.

Apprenticeships

www.apprenticeships.org.uk

Help and guidance on apprenticeships

www.gov.uk/apprenticeships-guide

Official information from the

Government

 

Employment & Careers

www.fasttomato.com

Career guidance for students

www.successatschool.org

Career advice for schools and students aged 13-19

https://www.monster.co.uk/career-advice/

Career advice, CV guidance and job search

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

Ideas for alternatives to university

www.interview-skills.co.uk

Help with CVs and interview

skills

www.icould.com

Videos of people discussion their career paths

www.careersbox.co.uk

Videos of people discussion their career paths

 

Entrepreneurs & Self Employment

www.EntrepreneurHandbook.co.uk

Advice and guidance for buddinq entrepreneurs

www.princes-trust.org.uk/need_help/enterprise_proqramme

For 18-30 year olds wanting to

start their own business