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Developing your Study and 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.

The skills developed through the study of maths are in high demand from colleges, employers and universities. There are many opportunities to use maths to make a difference in society, and it is widely used in as diverse areas such as business, law, nutrition, sports science, building and psychology. The following links discuss the different types of maths you can study post 16, including an exciting look at Core Maths, a very practical level 3 alternative to A Level.

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.