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Calday Grange Grammar School

Calday Grange Grammar School

Ambition, Respect and Pride

    About Us


    Careers

    We encourage and enable students to make and implement well-informed and realistic decisions about their future. We are committed to providing careers support within the PSHE curriculum and impartial careers information and advice with one to one guidance.

    We also publish a range of opportunities, job vacancy information, university information and apprenticeships including work experience opportunities.  We arrange mock interviews, seminars including European universities, Higher Education conferences, A level seminars and degree subject seminars, Year 12 Careers/UCAS Calendar, Oxbridge meetings and UCAS evenings are some of the activities included in the careers programme.

    We also invite career professionals and former students into school to talk to appropriate groups of students about their university and career experiences.

     


    Useful links and websites

    Clicking on the icon will take you to the relevant website

     

    This is the website that all students will use to apply to higher education.  All courses are listed and can be searched by subject and region. The standard offer requirement profile for any course is available here, there are also links to specific higher education institution websites.


    Offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice with telephone and face-to-face advice to help you plan your future.


    The Student Finance calculator gives an indication of what might be available to you for student loans and grants in England, as well as scholarship and bursary information for your place of study.  


     
    The Informed Choices document is produced by the Russell Group and indicates the requirements for degree courses at RG universities. Students need to check that their choice of subjects at AS/A2 level is consistent with their future career aspirations. http://russellgroup.org/InformedChoices-latest.pdf
     

    The Mersey Interactive website links to a wide range of careers based information ranging from guidance on applying to university, apprenticeships and employment with training.

    One of the sites linked with Mersey Interactive is UExplore. This requires registration. The code for Calday Grange Grammar School is calday. The rest of the registration process is self-explanatory.


    Click here for a guide to HE information and advice covering everything from deciding whether uni is right for you to getting a graduate job.


    The new Health Careers website brings together the very best careers information from across health. It provides information on some of the 350 roles available along with real-life stories and videos of staff. There is also a course finder which lists more than 1,000 courses leading to a career in health.