At Carleton High School we believe that students should be well prepared and well informed in making excellent decisions about their next steps.
We aim to challenge stereotypes, remove barriers and encourage students to consider the full range of careers available both locally and at a national level.
Virtual assemblies and information from post 16 providers 2020/2021
Under normal circumstances, outside providers would come into school and deliver face to face assemblies to students about their next steps. During the current situation this is not possible. Below you will find useful links to support the application process.
New College Pontefract: https://vimeo.com/461864440/38eb480440
Wakefield College: https://www.wakefield.ac.uk/school-leaver-prospectus
UK University & Apprenticeship Search Virtual Fair Wednesday 27th January: https://ukuniversitysearch.vfairs.com/
Links to our Local Providers
Career Planning Webistes
This is a really user-friendly site. The ‘Buzz’ test is especially fun to do and may assist you in career planning or help you to think in a different direction. It also has great video clips and other careers tools.
There are 350 careers in the NHS. Use this website to watch videos, read case studies and learn more about the largest UK employer, with over 1.3 million employees.
Visit this site to see short videos of lots of people talking about their career, what brought them into it and what their job is really like.
Provides a single point of contact for information on 12 Higher Education Provider Partners, to help with access and preparation for studying.
An apprenticeship is a mixture of being employed to do a real job whilst also studying for a formal qualification, usually for one day a week either at college or a training centre.
This is the national site for apprenticeship information and applications. You will need to register an account with them (it is free!).
This site allows you to search online for current apprenticeship vacancies, with a link to online applications.
Below is a summary of the careers programme which can be accessed by students, teachers, parents and employers. You will also find the provider access policy along with dates for the next review. We welcome contact from employers who may be able to provide meaningful encounters and support our students by enhancing the well established careers programme. We work closely with the local authority to ensure all of our students are successful in securing appropriate next steps, and as a result have some of the best progression data both locally and nationally. We also collaborate with enterprise advisors from the Leeds City region to share good practice and regularly use the Compass careers analysis tool to further improve the impact of our provision.