At Sandhill View we know that parents and carers need support to enable them to help their children to make tough and challenging decisions about their future. below you will find a selection of helpful websites aimed at giving you the best insight into careers guidance.
Careers Advice for Parents www.careersadviceforparents.org
Is a website designed to support parents and carers to start a conversation with their child about choosing a career. Topics include: helping your child choosing a career, apprenticeships explained, job search tips, higher education, financing higher education, money matters, special needs, distance learning, qualifications and foundation learning.
Parent Advisor www.parentadviser.co.uk
Is a website providing useful, up to date advice for parents about post-18 options and pathways, including information on finances, choosing a right course, choosing a university or college and alternatives to higher education.
Is a small charity providing career inspiration and information for young people. They provide a range of career videos and articles that examines the range of choices available to young people at 16 and 18. There are articles written especially aimed at parents/carers.
The National Careers Service nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
The NCS website is also a reliable source of impartial advice and guidance.
UCAS Progress ucas.com/progress
is an online search and application tool for post 16 courses. This is the preferred method of application for some sixth form providers in Sunderland.