Careers and Employability Skills

Sixth Form - Stowupland High School

At Stowupland we are acutely aware of the changing landscape of higher education, employment and apprenticeships, all of which are highly competitive. Therefore it is part of our character to instil the importance of employability skills. We enhance these through our work with the lower school through mentoring and leadership and through  student forum, committees and wider volunteering opportunities.

UCAS and apprenticeship information evening

UCAS – Parents page video

How to apply – https://www.ucas.com/undergraduate/applying-to-university

Finance – https://www.ucas.com/money

UCAS apprenticeships – https://www.ucas.com/apprenticeships-in-the-uk

UCAS Career finder – https://careerfinder.ucas.com/

Apprenticeships and Employment  – https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/

Apprenticeships

Careers Guidance

  • Independent careers advice
  • Personal coaching, including how to write a CV and interview techniques and practice;
  • Help with applications to further/higher education and employment;
  • Opportunity for ongoing work/volunteering placements;
  • Careers information and advice on all available options, including apprenticeships, work-based learning and traditional pathways post 18;
  • Workshops for students and parents on key HE and career issues such as student finance, applying to university, higher level apprenticeships;
  • Working in partnership with the University of Suffolk to widen participation in higher education including their Uni Camp residential.

 

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