Careers Resources For Students

All pupils at Kidsgrove Secondary School have the right to access Careers Education, Information and Guidance (CEIAG). 

Where can you get careers information and guidance from?

Mrs Mitchell- Head of CEIAG Communications@kidsgrovesecondary.shaw-education.org.uk
Mr Mark Stubbs – Careers Adviser mark.stubbs@entrust-ed.co.uk
Form Tutors - Your form tutor will help you in making career choices for the future.
Subject Teachers - Your subject teachers will help you in making careers choices. A lot of your lessons will focus on careers and work related learning skills in their subject.

There are plenty of helpful websites to help you decide your future career options. There are links to these websites below. A lot of the websites will ask you to complete a career profile to best match you to careers that you might be successful at/enjoy.

  • Bright Knowledge - Guide to careers, education & student life.
  • Buzz Quiz - The Buzz personality profile quiz helps you discover more about what makes you tick and what you’re naturally good at.
  • Careers Box - National online careers film and video library. Real people, real jobs.
  • Career Connect - Local & national careers resources.
  • Futuremorph - Career opportunities in Science & Maths.
  • Go Construct - Information on careers in the Construction industry from graduate jobs to Apprenticeships and everything in between.
  • Growing Ambitions - Career routes & job profiles.
  • icould - Find out about jobs from people who are working in them. Videos, articles & quizzes.
  • National Apprenticeships - Local apprenticeship vacancies and information on apprenticeships.
  • National Careers Service - Careers advice and information on a wide range of jobs & training courses.
  • NHS careers information - Careers and work experience in the NHS.
  • Not going to Uni - Alternatives to university including apprenticeships and other training routes.
  • Plotr - Explore different career worlds.
  • Studential - A guide to GCSEs, A levels, apprenticeships & university.
  • Tomorrow’s Engineers - Inspiration, advice and information on the different routes into engineering and the types of jobs on offer.
  • UCAS - A wide range of information on universities and how to apply.
  • Which? University Guide - What to study, where to go and how to get there.

Post-16 Schools and Colleges

There are a number of local schools and colleges which will offer a wide range of courses and provision such as A Levels, Apprenticeships and work-related (vocational) studies. Please click on the links below for further information, including their open days and application process:

 CV Writing

Advice and guidance on writing a CV/Cover letters: