Information for parents

Our guides to key decision points outline the options open at each stage, and feature written and video information to help inform your child’s decision-making.

The series is aimed directly at young people but contains information you may also find useful:

Choosing your GCSE options

What next after your GCSEs?

What is an apprenticeship and where can it lead?

Eight questions to help decide if university is your next step

The Buzz Quiz is a great way to spark conversation with your child and encourage them to start thinking about careers. There are 16 possible results, each connected to an animal. Finding out their animal type helps young people understand their strengths and explore links between their personality, working styles and jobs.

For further careers information, our list of useful contacts details other organisations and sources related to careers.


Digital safety

Top tips for staying safe online is written for students, but contains information parents may find useful.

Where to get help, advice and support lists places which can provide young people with general help and support.

Would you like to become a school governor?

Inspiring Governance is a free, online service that connects schools and trusts in England with skilled volunteers who are interested in becoming a school governor or trustee.