Information for Parents & Carers

Parents’ Guide

Young people have more and more options available as they progress through their education and into the world of work.  We know that parents / carers want to be able to understand this changing world so they can help and support young people to make the best choice for them. The following links will provide additional information on the different pathways young people can take.

Summer Internships
Live & Online
For Ages 15-18

August 2020

Investment Banking. Medicine. Engineering. Psychology. Filmmaking. Computer Science. Law. International Politics. Architecture. Entrepreneurship.
  We are delighted to announce that InvestIN will be hosting ‘Live & Online’ Internships in 10 careers this summer, which students aged 15-18 can register their interest in now!

The ‘Live & Online’ Summer Internships give students the opportunity to gain crucial multi-day summer work experience with successful professionals in a live, interactive environment, all from the comfort of their own homes.

Students will work alongside experienced Doctors, Lawyers, Engineers, Investment Bankers, Computer Scientists, Psychologists, United Nations staff, CEOs, Architects and Filmmakers, to gain an immersive 360-degree experience of their dream profession.

Students can also choose to attend a 1-2-1 career coaching session, where a professional will create a bespoke personal development plan for them.

Students will receive certificates of completion which they can include in their university applications.
  Each Internship is listed below, on their website.  You can simply click on for full details.

We are hoping to fund the places from school but they will be limited so if you are interested or would like more information please email
Mrs Taylor:                         

Amazing Apprenticeships

Careers Advice For Parents

A good place to start is Careers advice for parents. This site offers advice and guidance for parents who want to explore all the different options available to young people. It also gives some advice on how to support young people through making these tough decisions.

Parent Adviser

Parent Advisor provides information about all of the options post 18, including apprenticeships and gap years, as well as Higher Education.

Career Development Institute

For more information on career development you can also access the UK Career Development Institute. ‘Careers Advice for Parents aims to give you an easy-to-read overview of all the essential facts on finding jobs and apprenticeships or choosing further and higher education courses which could make a real difference to your child’s future career prospects.

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service is also a good, reliable source of impartial advice and guidance.


Or you could explore the iCould  website. This provides a range of articles and information that examines the range of options available to young people at 14, 16 and 18. It is specially aimed at parents and carers.

CEIAG Policy | Meet the Team | Gatsby Benchmarks | CEIAG in the Curriculum

Post 16 Options CEIAG Programme | Apprenticeships | Information for Parents | Writing a CV | LMI | Choosing Options | Provider Access Policy

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