Careers

Ermysted’s Grammar School is committed to providing extensive careers education and support to pupils so they can make decisions about their future life after school.

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Careers Contacts

Careers Lead: Ms P Davies, Deputy Headteacher (pdavis@ermysteds.uk)

Careers Coordinator: Ms N Rose (nrose@ermysteds.uk)

Career Governor: tbc

Telephone contact via the Main Switchboard: 01756 792186

School Policy for Careers

The Local Labour Market information for North Yorkshire

Labour Market Information (LMI) demonstrates facts and figures about jobs and employment at present and in the future. The labour market is the term used to describe the number of people working and looking for work, and the number of jobs available in the region in specific work sectors. This could be of use to indicate areas of growth and may help to inform decisions made regarding future career paths.

Here is the information for our local region. In addition, industries that are expected to grow in the York and North Yorkshire region can be found within this booklet Shape Your Future (NYBEP 2021) It includes details about current salaries, skills needed for each sector, and examples of the local businesses within each work sector.

Useful websites for careers guidance

https://www.unifrog.org/ Unifrog  is the complete destination platform that helps pupils to compare every opportunity. The careers library, subjects library and LMI information allows pupils to build a current view of careers.  This comprehensive resource is available to all pupils at Ermysted’s Grammar School in Year 7 to Year 13.

https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice/getting-a-job/how-to-choose-a-career  provides a guide on how to choose a career.

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/ provides careers information, advice and guidance. It helps pupils to make decisions about future learning, training and work at all stages in their career.

https://www.informedchoices.ac.uk/ helps to understand which subjects can lead to different degrees, particularly at Russell Group universities.

https://futurelearncareers.com/ is a search database of specific careers and skills that are required.

https://targetcareers.co.uk/ outlines options for careers, university or apprenticeships.

https://www.ucas.com/ focuses on Further Education and other post 16 options.

https://amazingapprenticeships.com/ looks specifically at post 16 apprenticeships and T-levels information.

https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship gives access to an apprenticeship database.

For specific local careers information please visit Ermysted’s internal Sharepoint, accessed through pupils’ logins. This also includes information and presentations from local employers that were collated during our virtual Biennial Careers Fair held in 2020.

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