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Useful links for students & parents

As a parent there is a lot you can do to support your child and help them find a career that’s right for them.  Also, whatever age they are, it’s never too soon to help your children start thinking about “what next?” All students have lots of opportunities to start thinking about future career during their time at Colton Hills Community School.  They also have to make important choices that can significantly impact their future career options.

Here are some resources to help you support your child with achieving their future career goals;

  • Parent Guide: Advice for parents on supporting students through GCSE and A Levels

  • Target Careers: Great information and guidance for parents to help their children explore career options.

  • icould: From accountants to zoo keepers watch videos of real people in employment and learn what they like about the job and how they got into it in the first place.

  • WorkBox: Search for advice and guidance on a wide range of career options.

  • LMI: Labour Market Information (LMI) is important to help find out about study options and career opportunities as you can find out information such as which careers are declining/increasing and where they are located.

  • –  the latest information on the qualification and skills needed to get into different careers pathways.

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