Principal - Lesley Welsh
Principal - Lesley Welsh

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Information for Students

Information for Students

Take a look below at the host of careers available to you – the world is your oyster!

Careers Directory

We have a produced a Careers Directory in which you can find lots of information about different careers by subject. Do remember that the careers listed are not the ONLY careers available within each subject area, but the subject pages are a great place to start exploring your possible future career options.

Take a look at the Careers Directory here

Next Steps

Apprenticeships: For lots of apprenticeship resources and information, take a look at Amazing Apprenticeships. Check out your options!
Link: You can also search for an Apprenticeship here.

Colleges: Students from George Pindar School go on to study at a number of institutions providing post-16 education and training.

Course information/application forms are available from our Careers Advisor, or at: Scarborough Sixth Form CollegeScarborough TecScarborough Football ScholarshipDerwent Training CompanyScarborough UTCYork College, Bishop Burton College, Askham Bryan CollegeThe Academy (Hair and Beauty)East Riding CollegeLady Lumley’s Sixth Form College, Norton College

Traineeships: A traineeship is a course with work experience that gets you ready for work or an apprenticeship. It can last from 6 weeks up to 1 year, though most traineeships last for less than 6 months.
Link: You can search for a Traineeship here

Useful Recourses

START – START is used weekly in careers lessons as part of our Philosophy & Ethics programme and helps you to to make more informed decisions about future study and career options at the right time and in good time.

UCAS – UCAS connects people to University, post Uni studies including teacher training, apprenticeships & internships. Find all the information you need for your next step.

EDT (Engineering Development Trust) – EDT is a registered charity in England and Wales (1156066) and in Scotland (SC039635). A company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (number 8879288)

All About Law – Law Careers. Law Graduate Jobs & Law Internships. Find the right law firm for you. Browse by location and firm type. Discover the firms that can offer everything you’re looking for in a legal career.

Not Going To Uni – A website featuring a range of apprenticeship and other opportunities aimed at those students who may not wish to continue into Higher Education.

First Careers – Real-life career videos, advice and information to inspire your career

 The Scholarshiphub – Paying for university or college? Tuition fees are increasing but loans are available to all students. Some students may even qualify for grants or bursaries.

Careers In Sport – Work with careers in sport. Since its inception in 2008, Careers in Sport has become the go-to organisation for young people embarking upon their sporting career.

Engineering UK – Engineering is the application of scientific, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, design, build, maintain, research, and improve structures and machines

Find A Job – Find a job with Universal Jobmatch. Search and apply for full or part-time jobs in Great Britain and abroad.

FutureHY – Check out the online blog series “A Week In The Life Of”, which is live on the Future HY website now, in partnership with York Cares. This series aims to showcase a range of employer experiences, detailing their career journey and the steps they took to where they are now. The series includes blogs from an employee from GCHQ, an Engineer from Nestle, and a Musical Theatre Director from the Mamma Mia! Tour.
 
e-Clips – This online resource has useful information about entry requirements and routes into over 1,200 jobs and careers.

National Careers Service – This central government website provides access to independent professional advice on careers, skills and the labour market for anyone aged 13 and over. Information can be accessed via the website, or by calling 0800 100 900.

Success at School – A website full of careers advice for students and schools. Parents and carers can also read the Parent Guide 2020 – Helping your child begin their career journey.

CVs – This website will help with writing a CV