Our school has a subscription to eCLIPS, a site that provides regularly updated information on over 1,000 jobs and careers.  It also offers advice on education and training, employ-ability skills, job seeking and lifestyle choices.  It is researched and written by qualified careers authors and is regularly updated and checked by professional bodies and employer organisations.  You can search alphabetically, by topic or by browsing job families and the interactive Career Wizard tool offers job suggestions based on users preferences. You'll need the school password - it was sent home via a letter earlier this half term and should be written in your child's planner.  It is also displayed around school on posters. If you can't find it, email gam@josephrowntree.york.sch.uk for a reminder. www.eclips-online.co.uk

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Joseph Rowntree School is committed to developing the life chances of all students, and aims to encourage and inspire them through a comprehensive programme of CEIAG. 

Students take part in a wide ranging Careers Education package which includes looking at different options and taking part in activities which helps them to understand their own strengths and qualities.

In year 10 there is an opportunity for students to take part in work experience which will provide a chance to get to know an employer and the work place.

Joseph Rowntree School have close ties with local employers and other outside agencies who are invited into school to discuss different career paths and enable students to gain independent and impartial advice about the options which are best suited to them as individuals.

All students have access to an internal L6 Careers Adviser and pathway meetings with senior leaders. The advice students receive is high quality impartial careers guidance, which helps them to make informed choices about which courses suit their academic needs and aspirations. 

The careers curriculum is enriched through external support with employability embedded into the curriculum across all key stages.

Mrs G Murray

L6 Careers Advisor and Coordinator

 

Useful websites

For useful pages on careers for young people – www.direct.gov.uk

Our local careers advice provider - e.g www.ckcareersonline.org.uk

A directory of 14-19 courses – www.ucasprogress.com

The National Apprenticeship Service – www.apprenticeships.org.uk

National Careers Service for information, advice and guidance on different career areas: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

York College website, information on courses, open and taster days: https://www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/

Askham Bryan College: http://www.askham-bryan.ac.uk/

Apprenticeships guide and information: http://www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/what-is-an-apprenticeship/

To look and apply for current apprenticeship vacancies: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

 

To look and apply for university courses:

https://www.ucas.com/

https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/

https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/alternatives-higher-education

www.icould.com

www.ukcoursefinder.com

www.prospects.ac.uk

 

Careers Documents