Careers Support Page for Parents
Click on the below to go to our Careers News and Events Blog with lots of exciting opportunities.
Please find some useful links to help with the understanding of what options students have for when they leave school, apprenticeships, college, university.
Our year 10 and 11 students can book into see our careers advisor to get 1 to 1 to talk about their options for when it comes to them moving on from school.
Anne Cameron is our careers advisor if you have any questions please feel free to email her on email@example.com
Careers events in School:
|6th form foundation skills for students||Work experience|
|Careers fair||Virtual Work Experience|
|Debating||Year 10 Employability|
|Year 9 Debating||Year 11 Taster Day|
|For me and not for me||Year 11 Academic Review Day|
|Research skills programme||Careers Meetings|
|The offer||Year 9 Options|
|Year 10 Debating|
Click on the below to see the feedback from events we have held:
Positive quotes from our Employability Day
Quotes from the students
"The day went really well and I got a lot of information from the workshops"
"I wasn’t 100% sure what I was going to do as a career, but today has given me options in science that I hadn’t considered"
"I really enjoyed today. It has given me lots of information and things to think about"
"I have learnt to communicate with people better, through the one-to-one interview and workshops. I learnt about the type of questions that might be asked"
"It was really useful being able to learn how to write a CV and many of the activities were fun and great for experience"
Quotes from the businesses
"Some students were shy, but most were brilliant and came out of their shells when prompted with an interest of theirs."
‘Great engagement opportunity.’
"Really engaged and polite students. Many had some very high aspirations."
"All students were very polite and respectful to me. It is my first time doing this and I have really enjoyed the entire process of speaking with them."
"Impressed with the range of students and their different aspirations. All seemed to have really thought about what they would like to do."
Please click on the above to see the different routes St. Anselm's students have gone on to.
Please click on the above to see what opportunities students at St. Anselm's have for completing work experience.
Applying for Post 16
Application for a lot of Post 16 courses is done via Kent Choices. Students will receive their usernames and passwords in year 11. Below are links to Kent Choices and useful information around the post 16 application process. Click on the logos for more information.
Kent Choices is the system used to apply for a lot of post 16 courses in Kent.
Click here to see what courses are available where.
Click here to see what open events are on where and when.
|Interested in Apprenticeships - check out what is available in Kent.|
|Not sure what to study or what you want to do post 16 - check out the sorts of jobs available in your area. Want more information on how to use the platform - click here.|
Help completing your Child's Kent Choices application:
Year 11 have had the opportunity to attend a workshop to understand how to use the Kent Choices system. If your child didn't get to one of the workshops click here for a user guide.
Applications open 1st November 2023. You can only start applying once all parts of your child's profile are showing complete.
Other helpful guides available to you: