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Davenant Foundation School, Chester Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 2LD
Telephone: 020 8508 0404
Fax: 020 8508 9301

We are in easy reach from various methods of transport.

Buses: 20, 667
Underground: Debden Park, Theydon Bois or Loughton. All on the Central Line.
SATNAV users: IG10 2LW. Parking at Davenant is available for visitors.
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Resources and labour market information

This page shows where to find good quality information about future study options and labour market opportunities to enable students to make informed choices.

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General Careers information

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

 

The national careers service is a government run website that includes comprehensive careers information on over 750 job profiles , regional job market information, career tools such as CV builders and access to careers advisers

www.successatschool.org

 

Students can explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice

www.studentladder.co.uk

Information and advice for 16-24 year olds including subject choices, work experience, sponsored degrees, school leaver schemes, gap years and student finance

www.thestudentroom.co.uk

A student to student website offering hints and tips on careers planning

https://www.whatsyourthing.org.uk/young-people

The best place for information on careers in Essex and tips on achieving your career

Post-16 advice

www.careerpilot.org.uk

 

Offers guidance regarding choices at 14, 16 and 18 and information on different qualifications and job sectors. There’s a section help you decide on future careers choices

www.thestudentroom.co.uk/gcse

Useful information for students about making the most of their GCSE’s and planning for the next step

Post-18 advice

AllAboutSchoolLeavers.co.uk  

A careers service designed for young people highlighting the alternatives to university such as apprenticeships and school leaver programmes

www.heaponline.co.uk

Starting point for research into degree courses available to you depending on your predicted UCAS tariff points

www.ucas.co.uk

Where students apply to university. It also provides information and advice on post-18 options

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

 

Informs school leavers of the opportunities that exist outside of traditional university such as apprenticeships, sponsored degrees, diplomas, gap years, distance learning and jobs

www.bestcourse4me.com

Contains a useful tool for looking at what courses students choose based on their A-levels

www.venture-uk.co.uk

Information and advice on studying, working and doing gap years abroad

www.apprenticeships.org.uk

www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

Government run sites to help understand and find apprenticeships

www.brightknowledge.org

A comprehensive guide to careers, education and student life including a useful student calculator to help budget for university

www.targetcareers.co.uk

Explore options for careers, university or apprenticeships and get help applying successfully

Career Information by Employment Sectors

www.careersbox.co.uk

Short films and current news articles covering a wide range of careers An interactive careers inspiration website containing over 700 different career profiles

www.icould.com

Inspirational video clips of people who have experience of working in a variety of jobs

www.prospects.ac.uk

 

Advises students about the working world

www.essexesb.co.uk/events Activities and events on different sectors throughout Essex

Advice for parents

www.careersadviceforparents.org

Careers advice site for parents to help support their child with education and career choices

www.parentadviser.co.uk

 

Advice for parents about the career options for their children and supporting their child into university