Useful Links

Useful Links

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"Castle School Education Trust is committed to high quality education across the primary, secondary and sixth form key stages. Our schools cover the South Gloucestershire area. We encourage independence within each school within a strong framework of values."

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university & careers

Career Pilot

Career Pilot Website

A great source of information designed to help parents/carers support young people in making the right decision about study and work.

Moving On

Moving On - Careers and Qualifications website

“Discover careers and qualifications information with Moving On”

The Moving On website contains lots of great articles about careers and qualifications, as well as our new ‘careerometer’ which allows students to compare wages, working hours and job prospects for different careers that they might be interested in;   http://movingonmagazine.co.uk/

Not Going to Uni 

The one stop site for apprenticeships, gap years, distance learning and jobs, links to live apprenticeship opportunities and is a great tool for students to access; notgoingtouni website

Apprenticeships

Search for a suitable vacancy and apply online and look for opportunities with our Premium Partners.

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