Post 16 Useful Websites
At Orchardside School, the pathway students take after they leave school is just as important as the education outcome, they gained with us.
Below is a list of useful websites that provide guidance and advice on further education and careers for Post-16:
Future Talent - advertises apprenticeships and other alternative routes to university.
GetMyFirstJob - once registered they will help you find an apprenticeship to suit your needs.
The apprenticeship guide - what they are, are they are for you and how you can apply for one.
Buzz test - short test that analyses your personality to see which job might suit you.
Make your Mark – helps you to discover your learning style.
Bitesize - explains the world of work, with advice from people who have found the right path for them.
Careersbox - free online library of careers related film, news, and information
First Careers - Search through over 150 job profiles and discover career opportunities, inspiration, and advice.
Indeed – online job search site
Monster – online job search site
National Careers Service -provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.
PARENTS & CARERS
Parent Adviser - advice for parents/carers about career options for their children
The Student Room - online student community - help with revision, statements, applying to university etc.