Futures: Students

Ridgeway students will be involved with a range of careers education, information and guidance (CEIAG) activities during their time at Ridgeway.

Students have full access to our CEIAG resources:

  • Aspirations assemblies delivered by inspirational outside speakers, Career Connect and other external providers
  • Careers Connect – appointments and drop-ins
  • Careers Connect Portal and other on-line websites
  • Careers information drop-ins
  • Start Profile
  • Advice from teachers – subject careers noticeboards
  • Careers resources – prospectuses; information about future careers; student network with electronic resources
  • Subject-specialist knowledge through GCSE option choices
  • Notification of events through academic tutorial time and registers


Useful websites for students

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.ukUseful for post-18 options

www.allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk Free advice and guidance

Fast Tomato Careers guidance for young people aged 12-18

Student Ladder Careers advice

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 your dream career

Pixl Edge PIXL Edge employability programme