Thinking and planning for your future?
Need to get started?
There's lots of information to help you think about your future and get planning – check out our Year 10 calendar and Year 11 calendar (61-75kb PDF).
Parents, friends, teachers can offer advice and ideas but do some research yourself. Every year we produce a list of School and college open events and application closing dates 2020/21 aimed at Year 11 but some Year 10 students go along too
Use JED to explore jobs and careers and visit your school or college careers resource area. If you're going on work experience, choose your placement carefully.
Get organised 2021 - a guide to your post-16 options
Get Ahead 2021 - post 16 options at entry level and level 1
Raising the Participation Age means you must now stay in training or learning until you are 18. This means you can choose:
- full-time learning in a school sixth form, sixth form college, further education college or with a training provider
- an apprenticeship, traineeship, supported internship or training
- full-time work or volunteering for 20 hours or more AND part-time accredited study.
Martin from the Textile Centre of Excellence talks to Lorna about what employers are looking for or read it (346kb PDF). See the full interview with Martin, as well as other videos on our YouTube Channel.
Jess, Julie and Katie went on very different journeys to arrive at C&K Careers, where they work now
Katren, Louise and Sarah are senior managers at C&K Careers
Need to contact us?
Your C&K Careers school or college careers adviser can help and advise you – get in touch with the careers team in school/college.
- Ring 01484 242000 and ask for your son or daughter's careers adviser by name
You can also talk to one of our careers advisers via our Chat service:
It's open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Ring 01484 213856
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Page updated August 2020