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Careers Advice Service

Careers Advice Service

Whilst BACA is closed due to COVID-19, we are delighted to inform you that students and their parents/carers can continue to access online support from their careers advisor even outside of school. We want to make sure that students and their parents/carers have all the information and advice they need. Please find further information and resources below; 

Lunchtime Live: Zoom sessions for parents & carers - click here

For virtual careers guidance via interview sign up and/or via the chat service - click here

 

 

Year 13 Resources

Year 13 - Get prepared for your next steps! (PDF)

What Career Live - University Open Days

Click here to download the presentation for the above Zoom session 

Year 12 Resources

Preparing for Next Steps after college Lessons (PDF)

Click here to download the presentation for the above Zoom session 

Year 11 Resources

Year 11 - Get prepared for your next steps! (PDF)

Click here to download the presentation for the above Zoom session 

Year 10 Resources

Year 10/11 - Preparing for Next Steps after Year 11 Lessons (PDF)

Parents & Carers

PARENT/CARER WEBINARS

Year 13s Preparing for Next Steps – Thursday 28th May 12.30pm

Click this link to view a recording of the Zoom.

Click here to download the presentation from this Zoom.

20 minutes plus time for Q&A 

In this session careers advisor Terry Davy Young will cover how to support your Year 13 children in a time where motivation may be lacking. It will cover how to prepare for university, apprenticeships, moving into the world of work and what you can do if your child is not sure what the next step is for them.

Year 12s Planning Next Steps – Wednesday 27th May 12.30pm

Click this link to view a recording of the Zoom.

Click here to download the presentation from this Zoom.

In this session careers advisor Miranda Glavin will cover what year 12s should be thinking about now including top tips on how to choose a university and course, and how to write a personal statement and apprenticeship opportunities. There will then be time for questions from you – you can send a question in advance or use the text function during the live session.  

Year 11s Preparing for Next Steps – Tuesday 26th May 12.30pm

Click this link to view a recording of the Zoom.

Click here to download the presentation from this Zoom.

In this session careers advisor Miranda Glavin will talk about what year 11s need to do now and how you can support your Year 11 children to navigate results day and as they move on from school. Miranda will then answer questions from you – you can send a question in advance or use the text function during the live session.

Year 10s Planning Next Steps - Friday 29th May 12.30pm

Click this link to view a recording of the Zoom.

Click here to download the presentation from this Zoom.

20 minutes plus time for Q&A  

In this session careers advisor Mark Anderson will cover tips on how to support your Year 10 children to prepare for post 16 choices including college and apprenticeships. We will look at what research they can undertake now to help them get thinking about the right pathway for them.  

And as a reminder, Our other support includes: 

  • Virtual guidance accessible via chat and bookable video/phone meetings through our website. Please visit www.getcareerconfident.co.uk 
  • Continued information sharing on our dedicated Facebook channel for parents/carers
  • Regularly updated links to virtual support and information on our website
  • Continued Video Content as well as careers lesson material for school online teaching portals e.g. google classroom

The information about the live Zoom sessions will be available on our website. 

Make sure you follow us on Facebook so you can keep informed of developments at schools, colleges, apprenticeship providers, universities and the world of work.

There is more information on our normal Careers Advice page.

Make sure you follow us on Facebook - @Get-Career-Confident  to stay informed on all things careers!