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Careers Information for Parents

To help us improve the careers programme for your child please could you complete a short survey about your experiences with careers education at St. Hugh's by clicking the 'Parents Feedback' button below. It is important to gain the views of all parents, including those in lower year groups. Thank you. 

Parents Feedback - Careers, Information, Advice and Guidance

Parental Involvement 

Parental involvement in careers education at St. Hugh's is always encouraged. Parents are kept up-to-date with careers work through letters, school magazines, options evenings, information evenings, parents' evenings and through the Annual Review (EHCP) process. 

All learners will take part in a Careers Education Programme in Year 7 - 14 (view here) that helps them to: 

  • Understand their education, training, employment and other progression opportunities. 
  • Develop the skills they need to plan and manage their own personal development and career progression. 

Online resources including further information can be accessed through the links below: 

Amazing Apprenticeships Parent Pack - NEW - includes ideas and top tips on where to look for an Apprenticeship, the support your child can expect from their employer and much more! 

Amazing Apprenticeships - helping you to understand the Apprenticeships currently on offer to students nationally 

Get My First Job - a website to look at Apprenticeships and Traineeships

How2Become - a leading careers website that provides information about securing jobs, writing CVs, completing application forms and passing interviews. 

iCould - free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insights and advice and Labour Market Information. 

National Apprenticeship Service - search and apply for Apprenticeship vacancies here. 

National Careers Service - comprehensive, freely accessible information, advice and guidance

Preparing for Adulthood - giving everyone equal life chances

Traineeships - a Traineeship is an unpaid course for people aged 16 - 24 with work experience that gets you ready for work or an Apprenticeship. It can last up to 6 months. Find out which traineeships are available in our local area here. 


Page Updated: 31 May 2020