Parent Information and Resources

Parents Feedback – Careers information advice.

Questions:

1. Have you attended a careers guidance interview with your child? Yes/No

If you answered ‘yes’, how would you rate the quality of the guidance your child received?

  • Very High Quality
  • High Quality
  • Low Quality
  • Very Low Quality

2. If your child attended their careers interview alone, how did they feel about the guidance interview? 

3. Has your child participated in any of the following careers activities:

  • Trip to a college or university
  • Trip to employer or business
  • Engaged in a workshop in school taught by an employer
  • Attended a mock interview arranged in school

Here you can find useful websites and resources and information on colleges, Post 16 options, apprenticeships, careers and much much more:

The Role and Responsibility of the Careers Adviser, What to Expect from your Career Guidance Interview? Careers Advice and Guidance in Kingsbury School – Guidance

Useful Careers Websites and Resources for students, parents/carers and teaching staff – Resources

DfE-Careers Strategy 

DfE – Careers Guidance and access for education and training providers – Guide

CDI Framework

Useful Links

North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College newsletter – 12.06.20

When it comes to the question of what to do following GCSEs there are a lot of options to think about. The Department for Education has put together a couple of simple and handy guides to inform young people and their parents about all of the options open to them.

Here you will find:

  • route comparison grid which shows all of the routes available after GCSEs, along with additional information on each route such as the level of study, entry requirements, duration of the course, where it can lead etc.
  • 2-minute animation showcasing and explaining each choice in a simple, dynamic and visual manner
Comparison Grid
Link to Animation