Advice for parents

Coronavirus: Careers resources to send to parents and students

1. Careers Action Plan for students We have created a Careers Action Plan for you to send to students and parents. Click here to download it. We will be sending it directly to students and...  

How to make sure your child gets good careers advice

When it comes to making sure your child receives good careers advice, there are three main things you can do: Provide good support at home Understand what job opportunities are available locally Know...  

Coronavirus: Gatbsy Subject Guides free to access from home

The coronavirus (covid-19) crisis means that schools and colleges will close from Friday 20th March. To help parents and students studying from home, we are making the electronic versions of all of our...  

How does careers advice work in schools?

Careers advice in schools and colleges has changed a lot recently. Connexions is long gone and today schools have to meet the Gatsby Benchmarks to ensure they are following the law. In this guide, we...  

Video: Work Experience: A Parent's Guide

Parents: for a quick guide to work experience and how it can benefit your child, take a look at this video. Teachers/careers advisors: if you're looking for a quick and simple explanation of the value...  

Parents: Be ready for GCSE results day

Getting ready for exam results for the first time can be scary for parents as well as students! This quick guide will keep you cool as a cucumber as you help your little darlings prepare...  

A parent's guide to A-level results day 2019

Results day may be nerve-wracking for students - but let's face it, it's pretty tense for parents as well. If you want to be a bastion of calm in an increasingly frantic household, you've come to...  

How Parents Can Help Their Teenagers Prepare for Summer Work

Encouraging your teenager to work over the summer isn’t just about helping them make money (although that does have its advantages too). Assisting them in finding a summer job is about encouraging...  

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