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Park Lane Academy

‘We aspire to be the best at everything we do’

Useful Websites / Links

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Career Ideas

www.ckcareersonline.org.uk C and K Careers online

Find links to a wide range of websites linked to your career ideas- http://ckcareersonline.org.uk/useful-websites

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk National Careers Service

Find out more about your chosen career via Job Profiles.

www.careersyandh.co.uk Careers Yorkshire and Humber

Regional website for information, advice and guidance on a range of education, work and other support services for adults across Yorkshire and the Humber.

Apprenticeships

www.ckcareersonline.org.uk C and K Careers online

Search for apprenticeship vacancies via Recruitline- http://ckcareersonline.org.uk/uncategorised/97-vacancies

www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship Find an apprenticeship

Apprenticeship vacancy search.

Post 16 and Higher Education Courses

www.hotcourses.com Hot Courses

www.gov.uk/browse/education Database of courses at all levels in the UK

Latest news on qualifications, including Government reports on changes. Useful links to information on NVQs, Functional Skills, Entry level qualifications, GCSEs and A/AS levels, higher education qualifications, student finance and more.

www.ucasprogress.com UCAS Progress

www.ucas.com Details of learning at ages 14-19 across the UK. UCAS

Information and advice on applying to higher education. Very useful links to universities and colleges offering higher level courses. Information on student finance.

Local colleges of further education (some also offer higher education courses):

www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk Bradford College

www.calderdale.ac.uk Calderdale College

www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk Kirklees College

www.leedscitycollege.ac.uk Leeds City College

www.lcb.ac.uk Leeds College of Building

www.lcm.ac.uk Leeds College of Music

www.leeds-art.ac.uk Leeds College of Art

www.wakefield.ac.uk Wakefield College

Local universities

www.hud.ac.uk  University of Huddersfield

www.bradford.ac.uk University of Bradford

www.leeds.ac.uk University of Leeds

www.leedstrinity.ac.uk Leeds Trinity University College

www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk Leeds Beckett University

Financial Support

https://www.gov.uk/1619-bursary-fund 16-19 Bursary Fund-

Students could be eligible to get a bursary to help with education-related costs if aged 16 to 19 and studying at a publicly funded school or college in England (not a university) or on a training course, including unpaid work experience.

https://www.gov.uk/child-benefit Child benefit-

Parents/ carers are eligible for Child Benefit if they are responsible for a child under 16 (or under 20 if they stay in approved education or training).

https://www.gov.uk/student-finance Student Finance-

Financial support to help with the cost of university/ Higher education study.