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Useful Websites

To help you navigate the world of work and all the careers options available, please find the following links to help you explore the infinite options available. Within the school all our Year 7-11 students are registered to use START and from Year 10-13 they are registered to use Unifrog. Year 12-13 are registered to use UCAS and Uni Application Pro is a good research tool to further explore destination options.

 

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Year 7-11

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www.startprofile.com
START is an online careers platform, designed to help students with their future career potential. It has employer partners which help students access insightful, employer-led content and works with a range of organization’s that are backing Start’s innovative approach to careers education.

 

Year 10-13

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www.unifrog.org
Unifrog is the Complete Destinations Platform for students to find and explore the best next step after school.

 

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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

www.gov.uk/government/publications/a-guide-to-apprenticeships
A guide to apprenticeships - find out what it’s like to be an apprentice – the opportunities, benefits and just how far an apprenticeship can take you in the future

www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch
Find an apprenticeship - Search and apply for an apprenticeship in England

 

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Careers Box
A free online library of careers related film, news and information 

 

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Career Pilot
A great website to use to begin planning your next steps and jobs you would like to explore. Simply sign up for free to get started. 

 

Career Map 

Career Map
Career Map is the leading website for 15-25 year olds looking for a pathway into Apprenticeships and early career opportunities.

 

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icould.com uses the power of personal stories to inform and inspire young people’s career choices.

As part of the Education and Employers charity, icould helps draw links between school subjects and jobs. They encourage young people to discover opportunities they may not have known about before. And we show what is possible in the world of work.

 

Job Centre Plus

Job Centre Guide
An independent guide to JobCentre Plus services, online job searching, CV preparation and interview technique. They aim to provide you with all the information you'll need to help you find a rewarding job.

 

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MyBigCareer
MyBigCareer's aim is to provide free one-to-one career guidance to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and to break down barriers to social mobility. Advice is delivered by professionally qualified advisers volunteering from within the independent sector.

 

National Careers Service

National Careers Service

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/
National Careers Service - We provide information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work

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www.gov.uk/careers-helpline-for-teenagers
The National Careers Service helpline can provide information and advice about jobs, careers and training if you’re 13 or older in England

 

Parental Guidance

Parental Guidance
Parental Guidance will give you some of the advice and information you need to support young people during their transition to adult working life. You will find up-tothe-minute and well-researched articles by the country’s leading careers writer.

 

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https://pathwayctm.com/
Pathway CTM is an award winning Social Enterprise that is transforming employability training, support and opportunities for schools and students. They provide an award-winning programme to thousands of students throughout the UK, helping young people make informed decisions about their next step from leaving school.

 Parental Guidance will give you some of the advice and information you need to support young people during their transition to adult working life. You will find up-tothe-minute and well-researched articles by the country’s leading careers writer.

 

 National Citizen Service

National Citizen Service (NCS)

www.gov.uk/government/get-involved/take-part/national-citizen-service
We encourage our students to participate in National Citizen Service (NCS) at the end of Year 11 and in the summer of Year 12. It is for Years 11-12, aged 15 to 17 years-old, where they embark on exhilarating challenges and build skills for work and life.

 

Success At School

Success at School
This is the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice.

 

UCAS

www.ucas.com/further-education/find-career-ideas
Ucas provides services that support young people making choices after their GCSEs, as well as those applying for undergraduate and postgraduate course Using Find career ideas you can explore different jobs, take a career quiz, or looking at volunteering, apprenticeships, or starting your own business.

 

Uni Application Pro

www.uniapplicationpro.org
Uni Application Pro. is a step by step guide to finding the right course and university for you. It covers everything from starting your initial research in Year 12 to accepting offers in Year 13 and in between provides advice and tips on applying to Oxbridge, Medicine / Veterinary, Russell Group Universities and many other useful topics. The author has over 25 years experience working in the Education Sector and in particular with Universities and their Admissions Teams.

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For any further inquires please contact

Careers Lead

Ms Lorraine Petheram

0203 908 3171
lorraine.petheram@ursulinehigh.merton.sch.uk

Careers Advisor (KS3 & KS4)

Ms Shirley Ward 

0203 908 3172
shirley.ward@ursulinehigh.merton.sch.uk 

Sixth Form Careers Advisor 

Ms Anita Ryan

0203 908 3171
anita.ryan@ursulinehigh.merton.sch.uk 

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