We promise our students either a job, apprenticeship or university place, once you’ve successfully completed your studies here. We’re known for it, winning the ‘Career Aspiration Award’ in Educate magazine’s awards.
In order for that to happen, exceptional careers advice, guidance and information for all students is essential. We do that both in-house, and by pointing you in the direction of independent advice and guidance, so you have the broadest range of information possible.
Information on Raising Participation
Since the Raising of the Participation Age the law states that young people must be in some form of ‘education or training’ until they are 18.
Information on Key Transition Points
The Parents’ Guide (theparentsguideto.co.uk) provides parents and carers with the information they need at key transition points such as Options for GCSE to help their children create successful futures.
- Unifrog transforms the way young people find and apply for post-16 and post-18 opportunities. Find your login details here
- The Spartan Test is a psychometric quiz which builds a profile of you based on your responses to a series of pictures and then creates your very own Subjects Cloud and Career Cloud based on your profile. https://sacu-student.com/?page_id=2850
- Careers helpline for teenagers is part of the National Careers Service. You can email, text or phone them or even ask them to phone you back and it is completely free.
- Success at School is a national careers website for students aged 11-19, as well as their teachers, careers advisors, parents and other influencers. Click here to download the Parents & Carers eBook.
- The National Careers Service provides support to adults from 18+ with careers advice, CV support, interview skills, identifying skills, general job-search and also redundancy. https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk
- Liverpool City Region Careers Resources – a suite of online learning resources designed to support individuals, school careers leaders, careers guidance practitioners and adult learning tutors. Find out more here: https://www.liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk/careers/
- FutureLearnCareers helps you match a career to your education and skills. Explore which job could be the right fit for you by heading to https://futurelearncareers.com
The Career Connect Service is a national organisation that we subscribe to. They work in partnership with us to provide impartial help and advice for young people. Career Connect Personal Advisers provide up-to-date, independent advice and guidance about education, training and employment opportunities. The Careers Connect Personal Advisers take group sessions and aim to interview the majority of Year 11 students but are also available to support Year 9, 10 and Sixth Form students each year.
The Careers Connect Personal Adviser is Karen Gallagher. The advisor spends at least a day in school each week and you can request an appointment by speaking with the school Careers team Students can also access support via the Careers Connect website or by appointment in Careers Connect Offices across the city.
Labour Market Info
Liverpool City Region’s Growth Platform, which support both people and businesses to realise their potential and generate growth, has also put together a listing of careers resources for the region. Take a look at the opportunities for health sector-based careers – alongside many others – here: