Making choices at Key Stage 5
Want a gap year?
A chance to learn more about yourself and develop valuable life and employability skills. You could work and save money for uni or travel, or volunteer and make a difference to others, whilst clarifying your own future career path.
- Get paid work-related experience via
e.g. Year in Industry http://www.etrust.org.uk/the-year-in-industry
or company schemes like IBM Futures: https://www-05.ibm.com/employment/uk-en/school_leaver.html
- Volunteer in UK or abroad:
For advice & opportunities abroad see: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and-work-experience/gap-year and https://www.gapyear.com/ and https://yearoutgroup.org/
For opportunities in UK: https://do-it.org/ and https://volunteeringmatters.org.uk/
Interested in University?
Prefer to work?
Don't know what to do?
Talk to someone
Speak to our IAG/Careers Advisor,Ms Chester (B104, Main School) - ask your tutor how to make an appointment or drop in at lunchtime (Mon-Thurs).