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St Alban's Catholic High School

You and Your Future Plans

During their time at St Alban's all students have important decisions to make, these include:

Year 9 - Curriculum choices
Year 11 - Post 16 choices
Year 12/13 - Employment with training, Higher Education applications

For further information please contact:

Mrs Shemming (Careers Coordinator)

Mrs Carter (Careers Coordinator)

Mrs Morris (Careers Lead)

Available Monday-Friday 7.30am-3.30pm

Contact us via email:  careers@st-albans.Suffolk.sch.uk

Mrs Knight (KS5 Student Support Manager) can offer advice on UCAS, universities and pathways following 6th form.

Come and see us for information and help on:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Applying to college
  • C.V. writing To CV or not to CV.pdf
  • Researching ideas, identify their aims and plan for their future
  • To make an appointment to see Independent Advisor

Independent Advice

We have an independent careers advisor in school regularly throughout the year offering advice and guidance to our students.  If you wish to speak to the advisor please pop into the Careers Office and we will be happy to make an appointment for you.

Students can also contact the National Careers Service Helpline on 0800 100 900.

Post 16

All students have the opportunity to attend Higher Education open days. Full support is given with Higher Education applications and for those students looking for employment with training.  Mrs Knight can offer advice on HE.

Open Events

 No current events planned

Recommended Reading

Information and guidance for young people aged 13 -19

This booklet contains information on:
The world of work - the future is now
Spotlight on job sectors in Suffolk
Skills, skills, skills
Qualifications
Pathways into work
Looking for work
What is the employer looking for?
Job applications

Suffolk Work and Skills - Information for young people aged 13-19 - spotlight on job sectors in Suffolk

Target Careers - A guide for parents/carers and young people

Recommended Websites:

www.thesource.me.uk     

Information, advice and guidance on school choices, careers, health, life, free time activities, volunteering opportunities and much more

www.future4me.org.uk  

Suffolk’s 14-19 online prospectus to provide learners in Suffolk with all the opportunities available when making decisions about course & training choices

www.ucas.com  

www.push.co.uk

www.thestudentroom.co.uk

www.nus.org.uk

www.savethestudent.org

Help choosing a university, course details, entry requirements

 

www.apprenticeships.org.uk       

Search for apprenticeship vacancies

www.careersbox.co.uk    

Mini careers films for all job sectors

www.apprenticeships.org.uk

National Apprenticeship Service : Apprenticeships and Traineeships

www.ymcatraining.org.uk

YMCA Apprenticeships, Traineeships and Training

www.notgoingto.co.uk Not going to uni
www.russellgroup.ac.uk The Russell Group's Guide 'Informed Choices' provides students with information, advice and guidance about their post 16 subject choices
www.nationalcareersservicesdirect.gov.uk
www.careers-gateway.co.uk This site brings thousands of useful links for finding out about careers and higher education

www.monster.co.uk

 

Job Search Engine/CV advice/Interview Preparation & Skills

www.parentadviser.co.uk

 

 

All the information you need - courses, finances, league tables

www.icould.comwww.plotr.co.uk/game

www.icanbea.org.uk

Jobs and careers information

Kudos

 

Please speak to Careers/Exam Office who can give you the school licence code

Creative Choices

Creative & Cultural Skills - gives young people opportunities to work and learn in the creative industries

Career Pilot

Your Choices at 14 - Useful website for helping you choose your post 14 options
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