Careers Advice

Head of Careers at DGS is Mr George sgeorge@didcotgirls.oxon.sch.uk

DGS also employs the services of a Careers Adviser, from Adviza, Angela. Angela has an office in the Croft Wellbeing Centre and is in school every Wednesday and some Fridays. Weds Lunchtime Angela runs a Drop-In session

 

 Angela can provide impartial careers information, advice and guidance

 Contact Angela via Mob: 07827 947326 or Email: angelawalker@adviza.org.uk

 

Useful Websites You Can Visit

www.eclips-online.co.uk

Information on your option choices at 13, 16 & 18 and on over 1000 jobs and careers. Suitable for years 7-13.   Log in:

 

How to use E-Clips to get Job Ideas

Use the Careers Wizard to get suggestions of which jobs may suit you. Browse the job groups

Search the leaflets relating to more general career areas such as ‘outdoors work’ and ‘work with people’.    Search for jobs that relate to your favourite school subjects e.g. maths, languages …

Look at the ‘related leaflets’ section to find out about other jobs that relate to your current job ideas.

 

www.successatschool.org

Explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers and search for jobs, courses and advice.

 

 www.gov.uk/further-education-skills/apprenticeships    www.oxfordshireapprenticeships.co.uk

Local and national Apprenticeships and Traineeships, including a search facility for finding Apprenticeship opportunities to match your needs

 

www.oxme.info

Useful careers information provided by Oxfordshire County Council for young people aged 8-19, including job and apprenticeship vacancies in Oxfordshire.

 

http://www.russellgroup.ac.uk/informed-choices

A really good website for helping you choose the right A’ levels, especially if you plan to go onto University. Download the doc, Pgs 36-47 A’ Levels required for University Courses.

 

www.ucas.com

The website for researching university courses, entry requirements, writing personal statements and more. Now also includes information on options after GCSE’s

 

www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice/what-can-i-do-with-my-degree

Provides great guidance on what you can do with specific University courses

 

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Aimed at people of all ages, this website will help you get the advice you need for future skills, careers, and work and life choices. Helpline available too: 0800 100 900, they will call you back if on a mobile.

 

www.adviza.org.uk/who-am-i/young-person

Many information and careers resources for young people including information about options at key stages, applying to college and university, taking a GAP year, studying abroad, writing a CV and preparing for interviews and finding work or an apprenticeship

 

www.whatemployerswant.org

Lots of useful information from employers. Find out what skills and qualities employers are looking for, get ideas on how to develop and demonstrate your skills, learn how to impress at interview and more!

Careers journey v4

Documents

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2018 CEIAG Review summary 27th Jun 2018 Download
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