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Notre Dame High School

Notre Dame
High School

Post-18 Pathways

Whether your future is to study at university, embark on an apprenticeship, or to take a Gap Year, you are certain to be offered the information, advice and guidance you need in order to make informed choices.

Any student, and/or parents/carers now has the opportunity to arrange a meeting with Siobhan Whiddett  our Level 6 Qualified Careers Advisor, to discuss future options and progression routes during and after their time at Notre Dame. To book and appointment with Siobhan or if you have a question about CEIAG provision at NDHS please click here.

Pathways Program 

Week A Thursday 21st April:BBC - Nikki Fox

Week B Thursday 28th April: Jigsaw 2

Week A Thursday 5th May: Norfolk Constabulary - Careers in the Police Force - Amy Stanton

Week B Thursday 12th May: UCAS Info day

Week A Thursday 19th May: NHS - Allied Health & Wider NHS Careers - Carrie Stroud

Week B Thursday 26th May: Personal Finance- Smith and Pinching

Week A Thursday 9th June: Year 12 Mocks

Week B Thursday 16th June: UCAS  Day & convention /Finance talk

Week A Thursday 23rd June: To be confirmed

Week B Thursday 30th June: St Giles Trust - County Lines and Gangs

Week A Thursday 7th July: Careers In Geography

Week B Thursday 14th July: Jigsaw 3

We have pages on specific areas of Post-18 CEIAG

For those students who do not want to go onto University, there are a number of good websites to take a look at such as Not Going to Uni which gives you a range of information on alternative options after you've left sixth form. Also, check out the Alternative Professional Pathways noticeboard outside the 6th Form office for opportunities.

Want to explore some more?

Find out what a variety of former students did after they left Notre Dame by watching these videos.

We have special pages for career sectors that are particularly popular for our students and are in high demand in our region.

UNIFROG 

Unifrog is an online platform that we use to help you search for qualifications and career pathways.

We set up an account for you and help explain how to use it in your 6th Form Studies lessons.

For more info visit our  unifrog page.

Useful External Links 

  • Useful External Links

  • Icanbea: lets you explore potential career opportunities across Norfolk & Suffolk, showing you how the organisations and job roles fit into the wider career. Also a CV builder wizard.
  • iCould: Inspirational website offering encouragement and careers discovery though film.
  • National Careers Service: Online careers advice offering guidance via web chat/phone/text/e mail at any time. Useful tools on improving skills e.g. choices at 16, job profiles, skills checker, CVs, cover letters, interview techniques and much more.
  • University Search: Lots of webinars and choosing a university, student finance, writing a personal statement etc.
  • UniFrog: Check out the Careers Library to explore a huge range of jobs.
  • KuDoS - A careers matching and information program which helps young people plan their future.
  • CV Creator - Helps you to create a comprehensive CV for job and course applications
  • Open Doors - Job and training opportunities in the Eastern Region
  • www.jobseekers.direct.gov.uk - Search online for the latest jobs and volunteering opportunities
  • http://www.bestcourse4me.com/ - site that links A levels and degrees to possible career pathways including staring salaries.
  • https://www.plotr.co.uk/Plotr - the Government's one stop shop for careers advice
  • Careersbox - If you select browse you can choose professions by sector and then watch videos of specific careers
  • Teaching assistants - Advice from TDA on Support Staff posts
  • www.ukvocation.org  - Advice on vocations within the Catholic Church.  Another useful site is www.ukpriest.org