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Careers

25/9/2019 – Latest News – Year 11 Careers Evening

Thank you so much to everyone who came to our Year 11 careers evening. It was fantastic to see so many students, parents and guardians who had come to talk to all our invited guests.

If there are any questions or you want to discuss something please contact us at the careers department. Full contact details are below. Here are some resources from the evening.

College Open Days 2019-20

College Application Timeline PDF

College Application FAQ

2019 Careers Evening Presentation

What Next: A CEIAG Guide for Parents & Teachers

Year 10 Work Experience 3-7 Feb 2020

Thanks to all students who have submitted forms for their 2020 work experience by the initial deadline. We will now start processing these and start helping those who have not been able to secure a place. 

For those yet to return their forms the deadline has been extended till September 20th 2019. If you have not been able to find a place then please fill out section B of your form and return it to the careers library.

If parents/carers have any questions they can contact the careers team using the details below.

View the Work Experience 2020 Launch Presentation

Durrington High School Careers Programme

Durrington High School has an on-going commitment to ensuring that all our students have access to good quality impartial careers advice, thereby ensuring that each student has the best possible foundation on which to base their future choices and pathways.

Each student has access to information in the careers library as well as our careers advisers, who offer impartial careers advice for Years 7-11, helping students with their choices. Whether these are selecting GCSEs, researching apprenticeships or making college and course choices, the department are there to help. Every Year 11 is seen by our Careers Advisers to make sure that they have explored all possible options before making their decision about their post-16 education.

Our careers team offer a wide range of activities and resources, which help our students make good informed decisions about their future as they progress through the school. Our careers library is fully resourced and is open to all students without appointment during break and lunchtimes. The IT facilities include kudos, introduced in Year 8 & 9, which is a web based programme providing students with career, subject and college information. Another programme is Unifrog, a careers guidance tool which at all times maintains a comprehensive set of every university course, and every apprenticeship vacancy, in the UK. The benefit of being web based is that these programmes can be used at home by the students / parents & carers. Students will only be able to access these sites by a product code only available from the careers team.

Apprenticeship Vacancies: New vacancies are advertised on the National Apprenticeship Website, apprenticeships-in-sussex.com,  Amazing Apprenticeships – parent information and on Facebook

Kudos – this is an impartial online careers guidance and information program that helps young people plan their future and make informed decisions. It suggests careers and helps you to explore your career options. Instructions for Kudos

The Careers Team

Mr T Henry
Careers Leader

E-mail: thenry@durring.com

Direct line: 01903 705605

Ms L Harper

Careers Adviser

E-mail: lharper@durring.com

Direct line: 01903 705636

Mrs J Davis
Careers / Work Experience Administrator

E-mail: jdavis@durring.com

Direct line: 01903 705635

LMI Data

Labour market information covers all data that is gathered and compiled regarding  employment and workforce. The purpose is to help people make informed decisions about all aspects of career and education planning. Reports for the UK are produced throughout the year and feature national as well as regional segments.

LMI Bulletin No 59 – July 2019

Other useful links

Applying to colleges guidance sheet

College open days for entry in September 2020 – TBC

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

https://www.plotr.co.uk

https://www.ucas.com

http://icould.com/

http://www.apprenticeships-in-sussex.com/

https://apprenticeshipvacancymatchingservice.lsc.gov.uk

https://kudos.cascaid.co.uk/

http://www.careersbox.co.uk/

http://pathway.coastalwestsussexjobs.com/

http://www.fasttomato.com/

http://www.jobs4u.uk.com/

http://www.russellgroup.ac.uk/

http://www.nationalstemcentre.org.uk/

https://www.unifrog.org

https://successatschool.org/