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Developing your Study & Employability Skills

Any change in situation or key stage can be a big step up, especially starting college or sixth form or a new school. Being organised and clear about how to study effectively means you are very likely to be successful. Here is our guide to helping you to improve your study skills before you start.

With so many resources available for study and employability here are a small selection of useful links to browse.

This programme is designed to help you acquire new skills and to develop those you already have, so that you are able to achieve your potential in your course of study. 

During the school closures, there are varying levels of what schools are offering. Here are a few tips on keeping your children engaged…

An activity booklet to download to help you understand career pathways, skills and employment opportunities from Youth Employment UK.

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.

An online magazine designed to help parents support their children with careers decisions. It contains up to date information related to Covid-19. Please note, sign-up is required to access the magazine.

Posters developed to help you find out job roles which relate to the subjects you enjoy. We would suggest you research the jobs to find out what they involve and the entry requirements.

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.