Below you will find a helpful selection of careers websites aimed at giving you a better idea of the ways you can progress after your time at Sandhill View Academy in addition to the information found within the Careers Zone.
The National Careers Service nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
The NCS provides information, advice and guidance to help students make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice and is supported by qualified careers advisers. You can chat with an adviser using webchat (8am to 10pm, 7days a week). Or you can call 0800 100 900 to speak to an adviser (8am to 10pm, 7 days a week). Calls are free from landlines and most mobile numbers.
iCould provides career inspiration and information for young people through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice.
King’s College- GAMEPLAN www.gameplan.ac.uk
Free games based website which allows 10-14 year old and parents to explore university. The site offers interactive advice and guidance on how to access highly selective universities including finance, life and skills, future career options, qualification choices and how to perform better at school.
Connexions offer confidential advice and support for 13-19 year olds (and up to age 25 for young people with special needs) who live in the Tyne and Wear area.
Apprenticeships.org offers guidance on how to apply for an apprenticeship as well as listing current local apprenticeship opportunities. More information on apprenticeships can be found at amazingapprenticeships.com
Careers Box CareersBox
Careers Box is a free online library of careers related videos, news and information.
Labour Market Northeast www.labourmarketnortheast.co.uk
Labour Market provides up to date LMI for the Sunderland area including labour market profiles and vacancy data.
Parental Guidance www.parentalguidance.org.uk
Offers advice and information on all aspects of the process of career choice for young people aged 13 to 25.