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Greenbank High School

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United Nations Rights of the Child Article of the month:  Article 13 (freedom of expression) Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.

Career Research

The following websites offer some great online information on jobs, courses, future career ideas and much more....

National Careers Service : The National Careers Service website provides careers advice and information on a wide range of jobs, training course resources and funding.  This website will also give you career specific web links and related careers to help you expand your ideas.

Government Guidance: A guide based on research and data from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES), highlighting a range of jobs which are all Careers of the Future.

Prospects : The Official Graduate Careers Website - the best way to find graduate jobs, postgraduate courses, work experience and careers advice.

Cascaid : Through your school login you can access -

Kudos -   Kudos is an impartial online careers guidance and information program that helps young people plan their future and make informed decisions.

Launchpad - Launchpad is an innovative program that introduces Key Stage 3 pupils to their options and supports their subject choice and career path.

Careerscape -  You can access information on subjects, study and training options and qualifications.

You can also view details of over 43,000 UCAS higher education courses. Lifestyle articles help to tackle broader social issues and Subject Link articles help young people understand how subjects link to particular careers

You will receive your login details in your Year 8 Career lessons.

Future Morph - a website that looks at science, technology, engineering and maths careers.

Careers Box - the national online careers film and video library

UCAS - the online university application website, but great for linking into universities and checking current entry requirements.

Not going to Uni - not necessarily what it sounds like. Has current opportunities for apprenticeships, traineeships, sponsored degree course and 100's of gap years experiences.

Apprenticeships - find out more about apprenticeships, search for current opportunities and apply.

NHS Careers - great careers information including entry requirements and careers quiz to see which NHS career suits you.

www.icould.com -  icould is a small, dynamic charity, providing career inspiration and information for young people. We show what is possible in work and offer different ways to think about careers through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice.


More Information

Some websites who offer free CV templates, personal statement guidance  and samples.

Reed:   http://www.reed.co.uk/career-advice/blog/2014/january/basic-cv-template

CV Template : http://www.help4teens.co.uk/store/downloads/1277899265.842LID0.doc

How to complete a CV: http://www.help4teens.co.uk/store/downloads/1318241437.507LID0.pdf

Useful words for your CV or Application form:  http://www.help4teens.co.uk/store/downloads/1318241757.411LID0.pdf

Europass:  a CV that draws on your language skills. http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/documents/curriculum-vitae

National Careers Service - CV builder www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

CV plus Personal Statement : http://www.cvrite.co.uk/school-leaver-cv-getting-started/


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