Grab a chair, browse our blogs ... 

Our team, our colleagues and occasionally guest writers, keep you up to date with everything you need to know to help you make decisions and succeed through school, college, work and beyond. 

10. Choosing options

Are you beginning to think about what GCSEs you'll take next year? We've set out some things to think about and suggested who you might talk to, which hopefully will help you decide ...

9. Mental health checklist

Are you looking after yourself? Maybe our checklist can help

8. Going back to school, college or uni?

We have some useful tips for you

7. Check out our virtual apprenticeship event

Despite the lockdown and COVID restrictions, you can still find out about how an apprenticeship could be the route for you. Kate and Georgina tell you why you should check out this year's event.

6.  Starting a business in lockdown; the story of Masks by Sasha

For some, the lockdown has presented an opportunity to learn new skills and even make use of their existing talents and hobbies.  Sasha, who is 16 and from Mirfield, has used her skills with a sewing machine to design and make face masks for people around West Yorkshire and beyond. She’s even created some masks for our staff here at C&K!

5. Directions: championing career journeys. Our careers adviser trainees 

Age 16 18 048The ‘Directions’ blog series aims to give you an insight into the nature of career journeys through interviews with people who may, or may not, have expected to arrive at their current destination.  The first post looks at the experiences of four of our trainee careers advisers – Nas, Kate, Danny and Georgina. They’re doing the same job now but check out if you can spot any similarities or differences in their journeys. We caught up with them all to find out how they arrived at C&K.


4. Remote interviews - what are they and how can I prepare? 

A lot Boy interviewof companies, colleges and unis are moving towards video or phone interviews now.  Kate explores what this means, how you can prepare and what you can expect if you're invited to one. July 2020




3. Traineeships are big news but what are they?  

After the announcHairdressing 001ement from Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer around boosting the number of traineeships available to young people, Danny explains what a traineeship is and why you might want to consider one. July 2020.



2. Your complete career journey

Career timeline CKGeorgina takes you on your career journey begining with when you first start high school, through to Year 11 and beyond. June 2020.






1. Something on your Mind? Chat to us!

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Georgina discusses lockdown, how it has changed the world as we knew it. Even so, we're here to help, and we love to chat, it's easy to get in touch. Read on to find out how. May 2020.





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