Careers Support for Parents/Carers

This page provides information, links and resources to support pupils, as parent/carer, in making appropriate decisions in relation to the pathways they may take post 16.


All qualifications fit one of these pathways..... 



Useful Links (Click on the image to be redirected):





This link takes you to the Year 8 options page on the Wadebridge School website, where you can find the options booklet, subject videos and a timeline for the options process.  



"Career Pilot" is a free online platform offering a wealth of independent, impartial information about option pathways. The Parent Zone provides advice and guidance tailored to the needs of parents and carers trying to help their child with making decisions about options at 14, 16 and 18. 

You will find tips and information of things like qualifications, how to help your child with choosing their options, common parental questions, and student finance. 



Take a look at current vacancies / opportunities in Cornwall.   This website allows you to search jobs, apprenticeships and courses in Cornwall, Isles of Scilly and Plymouth.






"Which Path" is a single page document that uses a series of Yes and No questions about the needs and desires of your child to help them find an education or training pathway that will meet their needs after Year 11. It shows how apprenticeships can lead to degree level training that is equivalent to going to university.  






 A Website providing up-to-date information about apprenticeships. Includes live broadcasts/news, resources, information packs, latest vacancies, support pages and apprenticeship champions.





"Apprenticeships" is a Government website providing dedicated information about apprenticeships. It includes information about how apprenticeships work, guidance to help you decide if they are right for your child, real life stories of young people who have chosen to follow an apprenticeship and a search tool to enable you to browse apprenticeships that are currently available.  







"T-Levels The Next Level Qualification", explains a new Government backed qualification equivalent to 3 A levels, developed in collaboration with employers so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for working life.   


 Developed  by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership, this online booklet provides information on the top private and public sectors that are currently experiencing high growth in Cornwall and therefore are investing in recruitment to support the local employment market.






 Vision 2030 is an online booklet which has been produced to provide information on how investment in Business, People and Places around Cornwall should mean that by 2030 Cornwall will be a place where businesses thrives and people enjoy an outstanding quality of life.

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