Careers, Education, Information, Advice & Guidance

Further advice, information and guidance for young people considering their post-17/18 options, including training and work experience, are available via the links below. For advice on applying for higher education, please visit our dedicated higher education advice page .

For details of skills-based courses available online visit the MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) website at:

For help finding high-quality work placements, visit the Mayor’s Fund for London’s Access Aspiration website:

Please follow this link to access the Ark Acton Careers Bulletin (Autumn 1 2019)

The Student Ladder
For 15-18 year old students offering advice on A levels, degrees and alternative programmes for 18 year olds and also work experience, gap year and career options.

Pure Potential
Free of charge support for students making decisions about their future, including plenty of useful advice on applying to university, school leaver programmes, work experience and choosing a career. There is also a section for parents

Register for updates on work experience, school leaver schemes, apprenticeships and career events in Finance and Law.

Arch specialises in getting young people into great careers in IT, Digital, Marketing, Financial Services and Business through the Government backed Apprenticeship programme. is the fastest-growing online resource for school and college leavers across the UK and hosts a range of opportunities from apprenticeships and sponsored degrees to gap year and free training programmes.

All About School Leavers
An excellent site full of the latest Apprenticeships and School Leavers Programmes, advice on writing cover letter and interview tips. You can also take a Career Test.