Walton High School

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Student Information and Resources

Useful careers websites and resources for parents, staff and students

 

‘Unifrog’  Each Walton Student will have access via a personalised log on account that the school Careers Leader provides.  A school-purchased careers programme with all the information you need – anything from how to produce a CV, write a university personal statement, find careers that match you, find out about different GCSE choices, recording your work experience and information to help you develop your career ideas. https://www.unifrog.org/student

 

‘National Careers Service’ Job Profiles:

Use the following link to access job profiles. Use these profiles to explore your career ideas.

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

 

‘Careerswales’ Job Profiles:http://www.careerswales.com/en/tools-and-resources/job-information/job-families/

 

National Apprenticeship Service - use the following link to search and apply for vacancies

https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/

 

Icould- Free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice and Labour Market Information http://icould.com

 

Careers box- National on line careers film and video library. You will be able to watch real people doing real jobs to help give you more of an insight

http://www.careersbox.co.uk/

 

‘All about Careers’ A careers site highlighting job profiles, updates on job sectors, career matching tool and featured employer links www.allaboutcareers.com

 

‘My kinda future’ - A careers site to build your CV, meet employers and find a job http://www.mykindafuture.com/

 

‘Get my first job’ - a website to look at Apprenticeships and Traineeships https://www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk

 

U Explore - http://website.u-explore.com/

Students - Start provides you with all the information you need in one place, you can set up a personalised profile to help you make better education and career choices.

Parents- Use Start at home with your child to help cut through the fog of careers advice and begin making more informed choices – every step of the way

 

Success at School- https://successatschool.org/ Career advice for schools and students aged 13-19. Search jobs, advice & find out about employers, work experience, courses, career choices, apprenticeships.

 

Notgoingtouni - Find apprenticeships in Not Going to Uni, the online apprenticeships guide that offers you advice on how to become an apprentice, find traineeships, college courses or work experience https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

 

General useful careers sector websites

http://ccskills.org.uk/careers - creative jobs and careers

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/ - NHS careers

http:careers-in-sport.co.uk careers in sport http://www.sportengland.org/

http://www.citb.co.uk/ Construction Industry Training Board

The Gatsby Benchmarks  -https://www.careersandenterprise.co.uk/schools-colleges/understand-gatsby-benchmarks