Below, you can find links to particularly useful websites in the fields of careers advice, apprenticeships, and further education. Use these websites, as well as your own research, to find inspiration and to help you make an informed choice on future career pathways.
Success at School – Comprehensive website offering advice on a variety of careers: https://successatschool.org/
Parental Guidance – Guidance for parents of students making choices about future careers, apprenticeships, and further education: http://www.parentalguidance.org.uk/
Maths Careers – Website promoting careers in STEM, and in particular careers related to mathematics: https://www.mathscareers.org.uk/
Tomorrow’s Engineers – A website offering guidance to students considering a career in engineering: https://www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/
Guardian University League Tables – Up-to-date information on the performance statistics of each university, and by subject: https://www.theguardian.com/education/ng-interactive/2019/jun/07/university-league-tables-2020
I Could – Quizzes, videos, advice, individual stories, and information relating to a variety of careers: https://icould.com/
Barclay’s Life Skills – Website giving advice on how to acquire professional skills key for the workplace, such as interview skills and CV writing: https://barclayslifeskills.com/young-people/
UK Government’s Guide to Apprenticeships – Website detailing how the apprenticeship scheme works, information on the many fields that offer apprenticeships, and advice on choosing a course and embarking upon the application process: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/a-guide-to-apprenticeships
UCAS Guide to Apprenticeships – Website with guidance on apprenticeships, applying, common questions, and further information: https://www.ucas.com/apprenticeships-in-the-uk
In addition, Future Academies has its own YouTube channel, with handcrafted playlists and subscriptions to key channels surrounding careers and future education. To view this, click here.