Careers Education

University, apprenticeship and other careers advice, information and guidance (for all ages) can be found via this website:

https://growthplatform.org/talent/careers-hub/careers-resources/

This includes links to competitions:

The below includes prestigious competitions that can help give students a leg up in their futures and also link up with Gatsby Benchmarks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8.
BBC Young Reporter– Journalism competition 
Formerly School Report, BBC Young Reporter gives 11 – 18 year olds a chance to tell a story that is important to them with the help of BBC journalists. Split into 2 age groups, this is a fantastic competition for students looking to get their first taste of journalism.
The F Factor– National competition for budding entrepreneurs
The F Factor is a national start-up competition from Founders of the Future, for young people across the country. It is about providing young aspiring entrepreneurs with tools, skills-training and context to bring their ideas to life and present them to experts as well as opportunities to collaborate with like-minded peers, interact with mentors and gain access to work experiences.”

Being safe online

Worried about your children being on-line so much?

The BBC Own It app is a new, free app designed to support, help and advise children, in the moment, when they use their phones to chat and explore the online world. Take a look at the expert’s view on the challenges facing kids online and how the BBC Own It app can help children to stay safe and make smart choices. You can find more information and a step-by-step guide to using the app, download now from your Apple or GooglePlay app store.  https://www.bbc.com/ownit

Get the parent’s view and discover what HRH The Duke of Cambridge has to say about children’s digital wellbeing and the BBC Own It app.

Stay Safe