Resources including Gatsby support
The C&K Careers' information team produces a range of information materials ...
... which are made available to our full partner schools and colleges and they meet some of the Gatsby benchmarks.
C&K Careers News for Calderdale and Kirklees Issue 47, January 2020, will be sent out to partner organisations. Next issue due February 2020 (281kb PDF)
Free information Catalogue - 31 December 2019 for the leaflets held in (176kb PDF)
Find out how Gatsby Benchmarks can contribute to good careers guidance
C&K Careers can help you meet the Gatsbt Benchmarks, contact us for more information
Gatsby Benchmark 1 - a stable careers programme
Gatsby Benchmark 2 - learning from career and labour market information
- Labout Market information - job growth in:
- Leeds City Region
- see other labour market information in Job trends and useful career websites
- Career match tools - for use with pupils and students
- STEM - includes videos and website links
Gatsby Benchmark 3 - addressing the needs of each pupil
- ThinkUni is a government funded digital assistant to help students think about unis most suited to them and see what their future earnings could look like
- Informed Choices – advice on subjects needed to do Russell Group of universities' degree courses; see also individual uni websites
Gatsby Benchmark 7 - encounters with further and higher education
- Go Higher West Yorkshire - supporting students, including care leavers, into higher education
- Local schools and colleges who ar not full partners can purchase a range of information resources for years 8/9, 11, 12, and/or 13.
- Some information resources are available for sale nationally. Updated August 2019.
- Calderdale’s Emotional Health and Wellbeing Service Guide for Professionals
- GCSE factsheets for parents and carers, and employers, FE and HE training providers, produced by the Department for Education
Student loans decoded
Note: best viewed using Google Chrome
MoneySavingExpert.com video explaining how much fee and maintenance loan individual students are entitled to and how and when this can be paid back.
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Safeguarding advice from:
- Safeguarding Calderdale - information for professionals, young people and parents/carers
- Kirklees Safeguarding Children - information for professionals, young people and parents/carers
- NSPCC Child Trafficking Advice Centre (CTAC) - free guidance and training to professionals
- BBC Own It - online and social media advice for young people, includes an App
- UK Safer Internet Centre - safety features on social networks
- Let’s Talk About - advice on the prevention of radicalisation and terrorism
Supporting care leavers:
Supporting LGBTQ young people:
- Diversity Role Models offers educational support for
- Mermaids supports children and young people who are struggling with their gender identity
- Stonewall supports lesbian, gay, bi, trans and questioning people, including making resources available
- Parents and carers Years 8 to 11
- Parents and carers Years 12 to 14
- Education and Training Foundation - SEND toolkit for teachers and trainers
Page updated May 2019