Careers education is an important aspect of a students learning experience as it prepares them to make decisions about their education and their future professional life in the world of work. Careers education and Guidance at Ursuline College is delivered through PSHE lessons, tutor time, assembly and additional activities with local colleges, universities and employers. The careers programme in the school supports the curriculum for Key Stage 3, 4 and 5.
If you would like further information relating to careers please contact Emily Johnson (KS3 & KS4) or Zoe Billings (KS5) at the school. Mrs Juliet Lasslett, independent careers advisor from East Kent Business Partnership, is in school weekly and appointments can be made to see her. She can also be contacted on Lasslettj@ursuline.kent.sch.uk or 07859975669
Useful Information Websites:
- UCAS Website – www.ucas.com
Undergraduate higher education is a world of fascinating subjects that helps students reach new careers and higher earnings. With a huge range of courses available, it's important to research what's right for the individual. The website will show students all the options – including the alternatives to uni – to help them see the best way forward. Then, if they would like to apply for a course, we’ll show outline the process.
- National Apprenticeship Website – www.apprenticeships.org.uk
Find out about apprenticeships. There are more than 250 occupations that offer apprenticeships. There are 3 levels; Intermediate, Advanced and Higher. Higher apprenticeships can provide an alternative route to gaining a degree level qualification. Apprenticeships are now available in new sectors such as Digital Marketing, Business Administration, Accountancy, Legal Executives and Engineering.
- UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) - UKCES Career Brochure
- Student friendly careers information, careers videos, world of work information and careers quiz such at: