Students at Ridgeway follow a planned Futures programme from year 7 to year 11. All staff have a role in the Futures programme to ensure that each learner receives quality careers information when they need it.
As a parent, you can expect to:
As a parent, you play a vital role in supporting our Futures programme; together, we can support your child on their future career path. We are keen to work with you to develop the employability skills and qualities that will set our young people up for life: we need to give them the tools to succeed in whatever walk of life that they choose to follow.
If you would like to contribute to the careers programme, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Miss R Cotter, our Futures coordinator.
www.parentalguidance.org.uk Careers information and guidance from the Careers Writers Association
Career Connect Local information about jobs and training
Target Careers Lots of careers information in one place
Success at School Lots of careers information in one place
www.gov.uk/browse/education Lots of government information relating to 14-19 opportunities and education
UCAS Main site for university and college applications
www.opendays.com University and college directory of open days
www.prospects.ac.uk Official graduate careers website for UK
www.notgoingtouni.co.uk Useful for post-18 options
www.allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk Free advice and guidance
Start Profile Free online careers portal; log in to your account
SACU Website exploring courses, careers and labour market information
National Careers Service Search careers and chat to a careers adviser
Apprenticeships Information about apprenticeships
www.lmiforall.org.uk Labour market information
www.icould.com Real careers stories and videos to help inspire a dream career
Pixl Edge PIXL Edge employability programme