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Careers – further information

There are a wealth of resources available to help with research about different careers and help with the decisions about what to do once students leave Bassingbourn. The following websites are a good starting point and will provide answers to most questions students have.

If you have any queries please contact Rebecca Hields, Assistant Principal (Transition & Curriculum),  on 01763 242344 or rhields@bassingbournvc.net.

Websites for parents & carers:

www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/post16edtransport (Cambridgeshire transport policy)

www.gov.uk/government/collections/raising-the-participation-age (RPA)

www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships (Apprenticeships)

www.greatnorthernrail.com/tickets/discounts-and-railcards/student-connect (Train tickets)

nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx (National Careers Service)

www.parentalguidance.org.uk (Careers Writers Association)

www.worldskillsuk.org/directions/careers-advice-resources (World Skills UK)

Websites for students:

www.careersbox.co.uk (videos about different careers)

www.getingofar.gov.uk (apprenticeships)

www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship (apprenticeships applications)

icould.com (careers inspiration and information for young people)

www.ncsyes.co.uk (National Citizen Service)

www.plotr.co.uk (discovering careers options and choices)

www.russellgroup.ac.uk/informed-choices (information about Russell Group universities)

successatschool.org (for young people to explore careers, get information about top employers and look for jobs, courses and advice)

ucasprogress.com/search (6th form applications)

www.youthoria.org  (a careers website for 11 to 19 year olds in Cambridgeshire)


Bassingbourn Village College

South End, Bassingbourn, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5NJ

01763 242344