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Career Information for Students

On this page we have selected some really useful websites to help you research your career ideas and help you to plan your next steps:

Post 16 Options

Visit our Sixth Form page to look at applying to stay at RFSS after Year 11 -


What is an apprenticeship? How do I apply? Find the answers to these questions, including information and videos on higher and degree apprenticeships.



Labour Market Information

  • The official website for comparing UK higher education course data. Includes official data for undergraduate courses on each university and college’s satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey, jobs and salaries after study and other key information for prospective students.

Applying to University

Are you thinking of applying for university? Want to know how to write a personal statement? Need to know more about student loans? is your starting place for all things University related. 


Explore Career Ideas

Not sure what you want to do after school? This section has links to useful websites that will help you research your career ideas

  • Get Into Teaching - If you want to get into teaching, we can help. Get information on training courses, funding, pay scales and tips on how to make a great application.

  • GetMyFirstJob - GetMyFirstJob offers you a whole new way to find Apprenticeships and opportunities to get ahead.

  • Gradcracker - Careers for STEM Students - Where the STEM jobs are. Gradcracker is the UK's careers website for STEM students.

  • Health Careers - Get all the information you need to take the next step in your career.

  • iCould - Get ideas for your future with free career videos, job information, plus advice on career options and the world of work.

  • KUDOS - Kudos is a career development service helping you to explore, develop and maximise your potential.

  • Milkround - Search and apply for the latest graduate jobs, schemes and internships from top UK employers today.

  • National Careers Service (NCS) - NCS provide information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. Services include Job Profiles, skills health check, find a course and help to find work, writing an effective CV.

  • National Careers Service – Job Profiles - Over 800 different types of job, from archivist to zoologist. Each one explains: the skills and qualifications needed to get into that job, what the work would be like, the pay you could expect and what the career prospects are.

  • Prospects - Prospects for graduate jobs, postgraduate study, advice about work experience, internship opportunities and graduate careers

  • Rolls-Royce - Anyone – from school leavers to career changers – can earn while they learn with a Rolls-Royce apprenticeship.

  • Step into the NHS - Step into the NHS is a programme of activity targeting 14-19 year olds that aims to promote the range of career opportunities in the NHS

  • Success at School - Explore careers, get information on top employers and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice.

  • Target Careers - Advice on career options after A level, Tips on school leaver schemes and higher apprenticeships, Help making the right uni choice.

  • British Army - Army jobs has over 100+ roles to explore, from combat to engineer, medical or IT. Get prepared to join the Army and learn about what you need to join, what you could become in the Army and what happens once you apply.

  • Royal Air force - A career in the Royal Air Force is like no other. From the speedy role progression to the unrivalled skills and training you receive; all whilst travelling around the world and making friends for life, it really is No Ordinary Job.

  • Royal Navy - A job in the Naval Service means adventure, camaraderie – and lifelong prospects. Every day you make a difference. And no two days are the same. You could be policing the world's oceans, delivering humanitarian aid when natural or man-made disasters strike. Or you could be deployed in combat. No matter what job you do, you'll be a key part in operations around the world.

  • BBC Bitesize Careers - Get the low-down on the world of work, with Bitesize Careers. A site to help you find out what jobs you may be suited to.

  • Get Into Theatre - Get Into Theatre is the essential website to help you find all the information and opportunities you need to pursue a successful career in theatre in the UK.

  • The Medic Portal - Official Royal Society of Medicine partner. Doctor-created guidance for UCAT, BMAT, UCAS, Interview and more!

  • The Lawyer Portal  - The Lawyer Portal is partnered with the Bar Council & CILEx and is written by lawyers, with contributions from top law firms.

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