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Careers Advice @ Grey Court School

Grey Court is currently applying for re-accreditation in 'Investor in Careers' which is a National Quality Award in Careers Education.

The Careers team consists of Mr Poole (Head of Careers & Vocational Education), Miss Holmes (Careers & Enterprise), Miss Andrews (KS4 work experience) and Miss Bernie Corrighan (Careers Adviser).

Bernie Corrighan is a Careers Adviser and sees students for individual careers interviews with students on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Bernie can give impartial information, advice and guidance (IAG) about colleges/6th forms, work, apprenticeships, university and your career ideas.

To make an appointment with Bernie you can sign up by speaking to your form tutor, phase leader or student support officer. Parents/carers can email on bcorrighan@greycourt.org.uk
 

NOT SURE WHAT CAREER TO DO IN THE FUTURE?

Use U-Explore which has over 2000 job profiles  www.u-explore.com which is available to all students and parents to use from Year 7-13.

If you can’t remember your username and password please ask your form tutors or your careers adviser for the details. If you haven’t logged on yet you can create an account using the registration code: greycourt. Parents can also log on using this code.

 

YEAR 9

THINKING ABOUT YOUR OPTIONS? NOT SURE WHAT TO DO IN THE FUTURE?

Try KUDOS  https://kudos.cascaid.co.uk/#/ which is a careers questionnaire that matches your likes and dislikes to jobs. You will be given a username and password in school – see Mr Poole or Bernie Corrighan (Careers Adviser) for more information.

 

YEAR 10 & 11

 

HOW DO I SEARCH LOCAL SIXTH FORMS OR COLLEGES?

Research in to sixth forms and colleges in your area by using UCAS PROGRESS www.ucasprogress.com 

You can also apply in year 11 using UCAS PROGRESS from October 2017.

 

WHAT APPRENTICESHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR SOMEONE AT 16 OR 18?

To find out what apprenticeships are available to young people check out: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk 

To search and apply for local apprenticeships and register for updates visit: www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch

 

YEAR 12 AND 13

Here are a series of useful links for your to investigate your future options around University, Apprenticeships, Gap years and more.

http://www.ucas.com

http://www.university.which.co.uk 

http://www.unifrog.org/ 

http://www.notgoingtouniversity.co.uk

https://www.allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk

https://www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships

https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice

Upcoming events

7th December 2017 - Friends and Founders Evening 6.30-8.30pm - Year 12 students will have the opportunity to network with a range of guests from business, industry and education. Including Grey Court alumni.