Careers Leader: Mrs Barton Blake  (c.barton@poolhayes.attrust.org.uk)

Careers co-ordinator –Mrs J Rivett  (j.rivett@poolhayes.attrust.org.uk)

Careers Governor – Mr J Bratton

Pool Hayes Academy Careers Policy

Pool Hayes Academy Rationale

Pool Hayes Academy – Careers Programme 2020-2021

Pool Hayes – 2020 Destinations Report

Pool Hayes Academy – Connexions

Pool Hayes Academy QiCS certificate

Pool Hayes Academy QiCS Gold level Certificate

Gatsby Benchmarks

Useful Websites

SuccessatSchool Parents & Carers eBook – Preview

Career Mag for Parents

https://www.how2become.com/

How2Become.com is where you can learn how to write a CV, how to complete an application form, how to pass psychometric tests and also how to pass any job interview.

 www.icould.com

Website has over 1000 short videos of people taking about their jobs and also contains careers articles on various topics.

www.careersbox.co.uk/

A free on-line library of careers related videos, news and information aimed at careers advisers and job seekers. Case study videos show real people doing real jobs, giving viewers an insight into entry routes and skill requirements for careers in all sectors.

www.wowbc.co.uk

Information about job market, job sectors, future jobs and employability skills.

www.plotr.co.uk

Information about various careers, including short videos of people talking about their careers.

www.nhscareers.nhs.uk

Information on careers with the National Health Service in England.

www.ucas.com

Website contains official information for parents and students on all undergraduate courses including where to study, what does it cost? Course search, how to apply and track progress.

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

Information about opportunities that exist outside the traditional university route such as apprenticeships, foundation degrees, diplomas, NVQ’s, gap years, volunteering, distance learning and jobs.

www.getingofar.gov.uk/

Government website listing apprenticeship opportunities across the country. Create an account to be able to apply.

www.russellgroup.ac.uk

The Russell Group represents 24 leading UK universities which are committed to maintaining the very best research an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.

Admissions Tests

www.admissionstestingservice.org

A range of admissions tests including BMAT – Bio-Medical Admissions Test.

www.ukcat.ac.uk

UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) for medical and dental degrees, used by a consortium of UK university medical and dental schools.

www.lnat.ac.uk

National Admissions Test for Law used by UK’s top universities as part of their undergraduate law admissions process.

Student Finance

https://www.gov.uk/student-finance

Student finance – student loans or student grants for tuition fees and living costs, extra help, student loan repayments.

Apprenticeships 

Amazing Apprenticeships – Resources

Parent Pack (May 2020)

Amazing Apprenticeships Parent Pack (August 2020)

Amazing Apprenticeships Parent Pack (September 2020)

Amazing Apprenticeships Parent Pack (October 2020)

Amazing Apprenticeships Parent Pack (November 2020)

 Labour Market Information (LMI)

LMI – Nomis

Black Country LMI Summary

LMI for Willenhall

https://www.blackcountryskillsfactory.co.uk/school-resources/local-labour-market-intelligence/local-town-maps/ 

This site contains LMI for a range of sectors across the country

Careers of the future

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/jobs-and-skills-in-2030

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/391911/15.01.05._UKCES_Career_Brochure_V13_reduced.pdf

Research exploring the future of work and how jobs, and the skills needed in the workplace, will change by 2030.