Careers websites and tools for Year 8

http://www.oakwoodacademy.org.uk/student-careers - check out the job comparison tool!

https://icould.com/ - great for exploration, videos and the ‘Buzz Quiz’.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/careers - this site contains some really useful impartial careers advice. But remember the options process does vary from school to school.

https://www.thewowshow.org/ - lots of really engaging videos aimed at students.

https://successatschool.org/careerzones - containing an overview of the different career sectors.

https://www.ucas.com/explore/subjects - this site shows university subject guides, allowing you to look ahead and see what might be a good combination of subjects.

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/explore-careers - a great general overview of career sectors and routes.

https://amazingapprenticeships.com/ - for everything you need to know about apprenticeships!

 

The Job Explorer Database (JED)

www.careersoft.co.uk

This is JED – the Job Explorer Database. It is a fantastic careers resource, including information about a huge range of careers, including quizzes and videos. You will need an access code to enter this website. Please email Mr. Hunt for more information about using this website (j.hunt@oakwoodacademy.org.uk)