Discovering & Exploring Different Careers

National Careers Service

Scroll down to the Job profiles which contain detailed information including work activities, working hours and conditions, skills, interests and qualities, income and entry requirements for nearly 800 jobs.

Success at School

Explore career zones and find out about different jobs and how to get there.

The Big Bang Fair

The Big Bang Fair contains information about the people in different crews who work together to undertake engineering and science jobs; from construction crew to space crew and many in-between.  Click on a crew to find out more about some of the different job roles and useful links.

Labour Market Information by Region from the National Careers Service

Find out about employment rates, average income and job sectors set to grow in different regions.

Option Choices in Year 8

See the National Careers Service link at the top of the page.


The Buzz Quiz can be completed in minutes and gives an indication of personality and possible job sectors, based on answers given.  Students can click on job sectors to find out more about the jobs within them.

iCould Career Videos

Click on your favourite subject(s) and watch career videos of people who use that subject in their job.

Work Experience & Voluntary Work

Students in Year 10 undertake a work experience placement but students in other years may also wish to expand their experiences of the world of work particularly in the Sixth Form.  Please note that some opportunities on the Student Ladder website are aimed at undergraduates.

Student Ladder

Discover Healthcare

Do It

Volunteer Team London

Go Think Big

Success at School

Step into the NHS

Post 16 & Post 18 Choices

See all of the websites mentioned above and those below: 

UCAS: What are my options after GCSE?

Success at School: What are A Levels? and more...

Russell Group tool for post-16 education choices

Get Ahead Sutton - Sutton Apprenticeship Hub

Get In Go Far - Apprenticeship Information

Six things you need to know before making your final A Level choices

UCAS - What are my options after A Level?

Which? University A Level Explorer: see where your A Level subjects might take you

UCAS - A search tool for degree courses

Career Finder - a search facility for alternatives to full time study

Pure Potential: University & career advice plus events & opportunities

For Parents/Carers

All of the above information as well as:

Parental Guidance - Career Related Guidance

Amazing Apprenticeships Parent Pack