Knowing Yourself and Skills Development
This activity booklet provides information about choosing a career, alongside tips on how to boost your skills and employment opportunities.
A good place to start is to recognise what skills you already have. Use the ‘Wheel of Strength’ from Barclays Lifeskills to help identify yours.
Education Options After Secondary School (16+)
Mathematical skills are needed in a diverse range of career areas. These include business, law, nutrition, sports science, building, and psychology to name a few! Follow the links below to find out about how maths is used in different career areas and what ‘Core Maths’ is.
Brought to you by the Hampshire Careers Partnerships, the Year 11 career guide is a helpful reminder of your options after leaving school and provides a quick overview of what you need to do and when. We have also included some information on CVs, application forms and interviews which you may find useful.
There are many different routes into further and higher education, and it’s important to find out which is right for you. Check out these testimonials from students who have taken different educational journeys.
After GCSEs, you could continue studying subjects you like, take vocational qualifications, an apprenticeship, or work or volunteer and study part-time. Explore each of these options in this article from UCAS.
You could also watch this video from the Careers Education Company to find out more about your options at age 16.
Exploring My Career Options
Career ideas and information for your future.
Careers information and tools for 11-19 year olds, all in one place. Broken down into three easy steps:
- Start with you
- Explore your options
- Plan your next steps
We’ve collated links to organisations that offer virtual work experience opportunities. Why not take a look?
Wondering how the subjects you study at school will help you in later life? This document provides a number of useful websites where you can help link your curriculum study to potential careers.
The National Careers Service provides careers information, advice and guidance. They can help you to make decisions on learning, training and work at all stages in your career.
Youth Employment UK is an independent, not for profit social enterprise founded in 2012 to tackle youth unemployment.
Why not take a look at the interactive videos Hampshire Futures Careers Team have created? Find out about various career sectors, how you can prepare for college, and lots more! Click the link below to head over to Hampshire Futures Careers Information Service and look for the ‘Interactive Careers Videos’ tile.