Year 11 - Resources for Parents
Year 11 is a year where important decisions have to be made. 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 Year 11 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 to help your son/ daughter search for and apply to local and national apprenticeship vacancies.
Information on programmes leading to Level 1 Vocational Qualifications and Traineeships
Information for your son/daughter if they are looking for alternatives to University and Higher Education
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
Other Information and Support
National and Worcestershire County Council information. The facts about the raising of the participation age to 18 and continuing learning