Careers Information for Parents

Careers Information for Parents

Parents play a vital role in supporting their child with career planning and post-16 transitions. In order to be best informed about this process, it is important to understand the school’s careers programme (this can be found on the careers home page) and use information about labour markets and future study options.

Support your child by utilising the following careers tools:

College Open Events - Southampton 2023-24

Careers Pilot


National Careers Service

Access Southampton

SUN Flying Start

Solent Apprenticeship Hub


Apprenticeship Guide

Hampshire Futures Careers Information Service

Pupil entitlement

All pupils in Years 7 - 11 are entitled:

• Find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available at each transition point

• Hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options events, assemblies and group discussions and taster events

• Understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses

Download your free Careers Guide for parents and carers here

Work Experience

Year 9 Work Experience Launch

Work Experience Blue Form

Labour Market Information

Southampton LMI Newsletter Sept 23