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Notre Dame High School

Notre Dame
High School

Year 8 Careers Information

Careers within PSHEE

In your PSHEE lessons you will learn about your unique personality traits and the transferable skills that you most enjoy using.

You will learn how you can develop your personality traits and transferable skills in our broad curriculum of subjects.


My Targets-Links to transferable skills for Careers

Personal Finance-Links to income and outcome and budgeting in a bank account.


My Employability Skills-Links between subjects and career pathways, follow up from work shadowing day. 

You can explore our subject pages to research your GCSE preferences, Post-16 courses, university courses and possible career pathways.

What type of personality do I have?

To identify how you like to receive and process information, have a go at this 5 mins Buzz quiz and remember what 'animal' you are.  Then follow the links to suggested careers that match your personality.

Buzz Quiz

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.

Which are my favourite subjects and why?

Another good way of identifying a possible career pathway is by focussing on the subjects that you enjoy to study most.  Each subject page on our website can help show the skills and knowledge you can develop and possible careers that require those qualifications.

Visit our KS3 Curriculum page 


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Careers Events-  Work Shadowing Day

Work Shadowing Day

During the summer term, you will have the opportunity to shadow a family member at work.

To view the work booklet click here 

Year 8- Shadowing Consent form Click Here

Work Shadowing Information Power Point

Parents Letter for Work shadowing 2024


Careers Blog

Check out our latest blog posts here, to find out about events and opportunities available. 




Unifrog is an online platform that we use to help you search for Post 16 and Post 18 qualifications and career pathways including apprenticeships..

We set up an account for you in Y7 onwards and help explain how to use it in your PSHEE/6th Form Studies lessons

Unifrog brings all the available information into one single, impartial, user-friendly platform that helps you to make the best choices and submit the strongest applications.

You can use Unifrog in the following ways:

  • Explore what subjects you would be interested in studying and how these choices can lead to different career paths and higher education.
  • Discover and sign up to online courses in areas that you’re interested in.
  • See what is needed to make a successful application to a College/Sixth Form.
  • Explore how to successfully apply to an apprenticeship or university course, including universities abroad.