Next Steps & UCAS

Next Steps Event 3rd October 2023:


Page that links resources/websites to the GATSBY Benchmarks:

1 – Stable Careers Programme:

2 – LMI:;

3 – Addressing needs of each student:

4 – Careers and Curriculum Learning:;;

5 – Encounters with employers:;

6 – Experience of workplaces:;

7 – Encounters with HE/FE:
Higher Education:;;; (for those considering studying abroad)

University Widening Participation Schemes: these programmes aim to equip students with the key skills to make a successful transition to Higher Edcuation and participation leads to lower offers being made to students who make the particular universities their firm choice in Year 13.  Our local ones are:
Nothumbria – NU Entry –
Sunderland – First Choice –
Durham – Supported Progression –
Newcastle – Partners

Further Education: our local colleges who offer a range of vocational courses such as BTEC Diploma’s and T-Levels are:;;;

8 – Personal guidance:
Finance –;
Apprenticeships –
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Next Steps:

Other information you may find useful:
Y13 PSHE activities which parents may find useful: