Choices at 16+
Look on the college websites for course and open day information:
- Amersham & Wycombe
- Aylesbury College
- Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA)
- East Berkshire College (Langley & Windsor)
- Henley College
- Uxbridge College
For reference to lead you on to more
Loud Magazine is targeted at 16-18 year olds. Supporting them through higher education options, Loud features advice articles as well as light and entertaining lifestyle pieces. As well as enjoying the magazine, there are also opportunities for pupils to contribute to the magazine and have their original content published.
The website UK University Search allows students to find their ideal university. The website provides the best institution matches based on the students predicted grades, course choice and the region of the UK they would like to study in. They can then compare these for all kinds of things such as rankings and graduate employment.
See the University Open Days calendar
Pure Potential - Another Great Website for Higher Education Help
Push - The leading independent guide to UK universities, student life, gap years, open days and all things studentish. It is very informative, for example it has a list of universities with the lowest "flunk rate". Visit the website to find out more.
General sites for those all important career decisions
Inside careers for Graduate jobs, internships, placements and school leaver schemes as well as the highest quality career advice by sector
Target Jobs for Graduate jobs
Psycometric Testing does not test prior learning and so are much less dependent on type of school, family background etc.
Prospects for career advice and jobs
www.WANNABEbucks.org Gain skills and experience to prepare you for work!
www.UCAS.com The UCAS' career finder tool gives you the ability to search for apprenticeships, graduate jobs, and internships, as well as providing careers advice and top tips.
Don’t want to go to university, but want to continue learning? Try Learndirect
Shell Livewire helps 16-30 year olds to start and develop their own business
For current availability apprenticeship positions
For work related qualifications try City & Guilds
www.getingofar.gov.uk (Register for Apprenticeships / Notification of Vacancies)
www.remit.co.uk (Motor Vehicle Apprenticeships)
CV Creator assists students in the creation of a CV by answering questions. It then lays out the answers you give in a CV format. You can save the document in to word, and amend/add information as you wish.
Investigating career options online
The Chalfonts Community College has subscribed to the following websites to assist students in making well informed decisions about their futures. Please make use of these valuable resources.
Discover the careers that suit you...
www.cascaid.co.uk/kudos helps to broaden your views on careers that you might be interested in. It also helps to formalise your interests. To create a user account if you do not already have one, type opencare11 - you can then register your details.
Explore a world of careers...
www.cascaid.co.uk/careerscape enables you to see case studies and videos from relevant careers and UCAS higher education course information. To create a user account type opencare11 - you can then register your details.
Explore a world of careers…
www.eclips-online.co.uk is an easy-to-use online careers resource that provides regularly updated information on over 1,000 jobs and careers. The site also offers advice on topics relating to options at key stages. Access code: SL9 8TP