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:

Careers Pilot


National Careers Service

Access Southampton

SUN Flying Start

Solent Apprenticeship Hub

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

Post-16 Destinations of Regents Park Year 11 Leavers 2016 – 2020

RPA (Raising the Participation Age – summary)

RPA was introduced in 2013 and is a statutory requirement for all Year 11 leavers to continue into a participating destination such as education, training or employment with accredited training.

Graph 1 below shows the comparison of RPA met between the school and local authority.


Further Education Establishments Attended

The data in table 6 is only for the five most popular establishments. Year 11 leavers also attended Barton Peveril College, Eastleigh College, Brockenhurst College, Sparsholt College and others.