17/18+ Resources for Parents
The Raising of the Participation Age (RPA) means that your son/daughter will have to remain in learning until their 18th birthday. You can help your son/daughter by finding out more and talking to them about their choices. Click on the buttons below to follow links to useful websites and encourage your son/daughter to access the 17/18+ Students section of this website.
General Careers Information for Parents/ Carers
www.parentalguidance.org.uk has recently been launched by The Careers Writers Association. This comprehensive Careers site is dedicated to supporting the information needs of Parents / Carers.
Subjects and Courses
What are "facilitating subjects" that top universities like? What subjects are needed for particular degrees? Find answers here.
Information for your son/daughter if they are looking for alternatives to University and Higher Education
Official Apprenticeship website with vacancies and information.
Jobs and Careers
Careers which use different subjects. Job information, articles and links to icould videos.
More video clips showing people in different jobs, clips on apprenticeships, etc.
Information on professional careers including lawyers, doctors, finance, etc
Follow this link for information on student finance including student finance calculator tools, factsheets, video clips
Other Information and Support