Bingley Grammar School

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In Sixth Form you will have the opportunity to make an appointment with Joanna Durrans, who provides careers guidance, vocational advice and details of current apprenticeships on offer.

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She is always on hand and willing to discuss your future plans and the alternative pathways and options. We advise and appreciate that students do some preparation beforehand so that you make the most of any meetings arranged.

To arrange an appointment with Mrs Durrans please email her on: joanna.durrans@bingleygrammar.org

There is more detailed Careers information under the main heading on this website, but below are the most applicable for Sixth Form:

General Careers Information

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk - Go to 'job profiles' – you will find information about specific careers e.g.entry requirements, rates of pay, job descriptions etc.

www.prospects.ac.uk - go to 'jobs and work experience' – you can then follow links to ‘gap years’ ‘apprenticeships’ ‘What job would suit me?’

Apprenticeships

www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/apprentices - Information about apprenticeships. Register, search and apply for apprenticeships online.

Volunteering

Volunteering can be a great way to gain new skills and experience and depending on the role can look great on your CV or UCAS application.
www.do-it.org.uk – Search for volunteering vacancies here.

All Education Providers have their own websites on the Internet, check for info on Open Days/Evenings and Taster Days.