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Parents and carers have an important role to play in supporting their child with their career planning and post 14, 16 and 18 transitions.

Please refer to the main careers page for general information about the programme and also the documents linked to this page (and on the main page) which includes an information pack about apprenticeships. 

Local labour market information can be found via
www.theworldofwork.co.uk
and the Greater Lincolnshire Enterprise Partnership's website also has some interesting resources in relation to the six main growth sectors, namely these are Agri-Food/Manufacturing & Engineering/Visitor Economy/Energy & Water/Ports & Logistics/Health & Social.

The link below also provides some useful tips and advice on how to support your child in their career planning.

https://www.careeralchemy.co.uk/choosing-career-paths.html

Lincolnshire County Council has provided the link below for families to access, which features a wide range of careers training and work opportunities in Lincolnshire.

https://lincolnshire.fsd.org.uk/kb5/lincs/fsd/family.page?familychannel=1500

Students have access to a wide range of resources and careers programmes, many of which are accessible from home. These can be accessed via the Student Grid or within their student IT area/careers folder. Please take a look at the resources, together with your child, so you can find out more about the local labour market and the opportunities available from local colleges and apprenticeship providers. This includes an extensive list of websites to help with job research and progression routes. Examples include  https://www.how2become.com/ and  www.icould.com

START and KUDOS are particularly useful programmes to help students understand where they are on their journey and what's important as they make their choices at GCSE, post 16 and post-18.

START enables students to create a profile and record their achievements and skills via an on-line Locker.  Students can continue to use to update their skills as they move into each key stage and navigate the thousands of jobs, courses and opportunities available.

KUDOS includes a CV builder and tools for career planning. Students have direct access but if they need the school's access code please ask them to come and see me in my office during tutor, break, lunch of after school.

UNIFROG is another excellent platform for students to compare college and sixth form courses, research and save their University choices, investigate hgher level apprenticeship opportunities and work through mini modules to develop interests and explore subjects in more depth.  Parents can also access via a separate login code, which can be viewed via the Sixth Form section/transition.

Careermag for Parents aims to connect students and their parents with quality advice and guidance. The magazine includes:

Top tips for parents

What does diversity mean to you?

Creative careers, creative thinking

Gender and social stereotyping

Myth busting careers

Apprenticeship opportunities

Financing university

To download please click on the link below

https://careermap.co.uk/careermag/

Another good website for information is Career Pilot.  You can access via copying the address below into your browser.

http://parentzone.careerpilot.org.uk/parent

Date protection and GDPR with regard to careers education: students and/or their parents/carers should be aware that basic on-roll school data may be provided to some external agencies i.e. the careers guidance specialist and work experience providers, to provide additional support for students. In addition, Post 16 and Post 18 intended destinations data is requested by the local authority towards the end of year 11 and year 13 as part of the school’s statutory duty. We will also ask the local authority to share data with the school with regard to a student's destination, to help meet the requirement to track students for three years.  As part of the personal careers guidance interview process, students are asked for their consent to opt in to the sharing of their data with key members of staff and parents/carers. Every Year 11 and Sixth Form student will be provided with an opportunity to meet with our contracted careers adviser in school, for additional impartial and unbiased advice regarding career exploration and planning.

The DfE have also just launched a website providing information about the new
T-Levels, which you may find useful.

 https://www.tlevels.gov.uk/

https://amazingapprenticeships.com/resource/t-levels-film-for-parents/

Should you require any further information relating to our careers education programme in school please contact the Careers & Events Manager/Careers Leader.

Linda Taylor

Careers & Events Manager/Careers Leader

ltaylor@deepings.anthemtrust.uk

Tel: 01778 342159

 

Documents

Page Downloads Date  
Parents Guide 09th Nov 2020 Download
Post 16 options parents information LT 20th Oct 2020 Download
Parent Apprenticeship Pack October 2020 02nd Nov 2020 Download
Unifrog Parents Information 07th Oct 2020 Download
1377 My Choices Guide Parents FINAL 06th Aug 2020 Download
Parents Information Guide eBook 21st Jun 2017 Download
Parents Post 16 information 02nd Nov 2018 Download
Equal Opportunities Your Daughters Futur... 13th Sep 2018 Download
Work experience parents and core subject... 03rd Oct 2019 Download
Work experience guidelines document for... 13th Sep 2019 Download