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Notre Dame High School

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Careers Education KS4

Working out what you would like to do after completing your GCSEs can seem quite confusing at first. 

Don't worry if you don't have any clear ideas yet about what you would like to do. 

This page has lots of different ways of identifying possible pathways depending on your personality, interests and preferred subjects.

Advice on Options after Y11 

KS4 Subjects: Choose a couple of subjects that you currently enjoy studying.  Follow the links that show where each subject leads
Get Advice from Former Students: Watch a series of videos from people who studied at Notre Dame to find out what they did next.

Post-16 Qualifications Explained 

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Levels Explained in More Detail

Intro to Notre Dame 6th Form 

Further Info about Notre Dame 6th Form

How to Find Post-16 Course Providers in Norfolk and Suffolk 

Post-16 Provider Useful Links


The Source, Suffolk Post-16 Search Tool

Information, Advice and sources of support for Suffolk


An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave.

By the end of an apprenticeship, you'll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.

To find out more visit our Apprenticeships page.

UK's Apprenticeship Week celebrates great talent


What is a T Level?

T Levels offer students a recognised technical qualification which is equivalent to three A levels and attracts the same number of UCAS points.

The combination of classroom learning (80%) and a 9-week industry placement (20%) creates a unique opportunity for students to study whilst gaining the knowledge and skills businesses need.

For more info about T Levels and local providers that offer them click here.



Thinking ahead to Post-18 Courses 

Thinking Ahead to Career Pathways 

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Career Pathway Links

  • Buzz Quiz: Discover your personality strengths and jobs that could suit you.
  • Icanbea... Interests Quiz: Select some interests and the site will suggest job roles you'd enjoy
  • Skillsometer: Select the emoji that shows how you feel about different statements and the site will suggest careers that are based on your preferred skills
  • Career Pilot: Idenitfy which Career Sectors you are interested and find out different jobs that are in that group.
  • Discover Creative Careers: Whatever your interests and skills there's a job in this sector for y
 Feeling overwhelmed?  Not sure where to start? No idea what you'd like to do? 

You're not alone.  These are all common feelings and we're here to help.  Watch the video below to hear how other students feel about choosing what to do Post-16.

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

For more info visit our  unifrog page.



Book an Appointment 

Book a Careers Appointment: Chat with our Careers Advisor, Siobhan Whiddett, to discuss course options and career pathways