Useful websites for Parents/Carers and Students

 

Angels Support Group - A parent led Registered Charity in North Hertfordshire supporting parents/carers of children with ADHD and/or Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)

BBC Bite Size - KS3 resources

Dyslexia Association

Department for Education & Skills

Childline

Enough Abuse

ESC Uniform - Tesco school uniform webite

Hertfordshire County Council eSafety Advice for Parents

Frank

Health for Teens

Healthy Young Minds

Hertfordshire Grid for Learning

Herts Direct

Family Lives

Kidscape esafety advice for parents

Kooth - Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people

Sam Learning

Stevenage Borough Council

Stevenage ESC 2017 Ofsted Report

Think u know - Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people and their parents/carers

Government paper - Keeping Children Safe in Education - September 2018

Useful websites for Careers Information, Advice and Guidance

 

The National Careers Service - information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers.

 

Careersbox - a free online library of careers related film, news and information. As the preferred digital new media partner to the Institute of Career Guidance, the largest careers body in the UK, Careersbox aim is to deliver a new way for students to explore their skills and career options.

 

Plotr is a website created to help 11-24 year olds discover and explore careers they’ll love.  It’s built around the Game which uncovers careers matched to their skills, interests and personality.

 

LifeSkills, created with Barclays, is a free, curriculum-linked programme, developed with teachers to help improve the skills and employability of young people in the UK.

 

icould has a range of video clips showing real people talking about their jobs and careers.

 

Plan your study & work  Your choices at 14, 16 and 18, explore different job sectors and how you can study and work at the same time - even to university level.

 

Success at School  is the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice.

The study guide section within youthspace contains a range of information including help on making options choices in Year 9, post 16 options, and getting into higher education.

 

Central Government's dedicated apprenticeship website has a whole range of information to help young people decide if Apprenticeships are the right route for them. You can also search for apprenticeship vacancies.