Parents/carers guide to universities and apprenticeships

Next Steps Week

Following Next Steps week, students now have been given a wide range of information about how they can prepare for life after sixth form. Here are some further resources that you can use to support your child over the coming year.

Parents’ guide to university

This is an overview of the university application process, as well as some information about writing personal statements, finance and funding and student accommodation.

Apprenticeships guide for parents/carers

For those students who are interested in applying for an apprenticeship, this website has a monthly newsletter with updates about apprenticeships and how to apply for them.

https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/influencers/resources-for-parents

UCAS Parents’ Evening

This will take place in school on Tuesday 11th July from 5.30-6.30pm and will give an overview of the whole university application process.