The world of work is a fast paced, ever changing environment that will throw up many unexpected challenges. You need to develop the personal skills to be able to react to these challenges positively and take advantage of the opportunities they throw at you. It is also vital that you are fully informed and prepared for making choices regarding your next steps after Seaham High School – whether that is further education, apprenticeship or employment with training. We aim to support you so that the transition from school to the real world is smooth and uncomplicated as it can be, and any choices you make are sustainable in education and employment.
Personal Guidance Meetings
All students in Year 10 & 11 have the opportunity to access 1:1 guidance interview with a professionally qualified careers advisor. Any student that wishes to have a 1:1 guidance meeting can do so on request. To book your 1:1 guidance meeting to talk about careers and future destinations contact Mr Reid at any time (firstname.lastname@example.org) or speak to him directly.
SHS Careers Programme 2020-21
Click here to see the careers events and activities in place for you in 2020-21. Please note: the programme is subject to change as new activities and events are confirmed. Current COVID restrictions are impacting on provision at this time.
UCAS Tariff Points (The system used by universities for application)
If you are considering going into higher education or a career path that requires higher level education after college/6th form you may need to calculate your UCAS points to check you meet entry requirements for your course. This may influence your choices at college/6th form and even link to your GCSE results. Click here for a guide to help you calculate potential UCAS points to help you make choices.
SHS Alumni 2020-21 Leavers
To find out more and compare labour market information about careers you might be interested in use the ‘careerometer’ below. Click on each in turn, search for the job/careers that you are interested in and look at the job roles, responsibilities and requirements, annual salary, weekly working hours and if this a growing employment area going forward!
Follow the link here: https://www.lmiforall.org.uk/careerometer
Useful links for careers advice and guidance
Higher Education and other Options