Parents & Students

Parents & students - Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance 

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How parents can help their teens at home (Y10-Y13)

Examination time always comes round quicker than students expect, so it’s never too early for them to start getting into some good revision habits, alongside their usual homework. Most revision takes place at home, and whilst parents can’t revise for their teens, there are lots of ways they can help them at home to increase their chance of success and put them on a path to lifelong healthy habits.

This includes setting up the right routines, supporting their teen’s mental and physical wellbeing, checking what they know and helping them remember things, and providing the right homelife so that they can be at their most alert, healthy and resilient. Not all parents are aware how much impact homelife has on students’ success at school, so we’ve focused in on key areas in The Parents’ Guide to Homelife and exam revision – GCSE or The Parents’ Guide to Homelife and exam revision – sixth form (free to school members).

Parent/Carer Support

The Parents’ Guide, to provide parents with the information they need to help their teenager make the right choices to create successful futures after GCSE and Sixth form

Many thanks

Mrs McNeil

The Luton Employability Day with Reach Society – Inspiring Young People Since 2010 will take place on Tuesday 30th May 2023.

Luton Employability Day – theFFRS

Luton Employability Day 2022_Promo Vid - YouTube

Post-16 Pathway Choices 

College Open Days 2022-23

Oakland College Open Events 

Post 16 Open Events 

College & Sixth Form Information


Application Deadline for September 2023 Entry for External Applicants: Friday 3rd February 2023

External Students for September 2023 Entry 

To request a Sixth Form Application pack for Year 12 entry in September 2023, please click here

Please email if you are unable to access the link.  

Application Packs, including a copy of our Sixth Form Prospectus and an invitation to our Opportunities at 16+ Evening on Wednesday 18th January 2023, will be distributed soon. 

Careers Hub Websites

SEMLEP: Live Career Broadcasts for Students


Target Careers

National Careers Service

Teaching & Learning

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BMJ Work Experience Applications are OPEN! You don’t need to be interested in only medicine to apply!

We are offering hybrid one-week placements (virtual)  across ALL departments, followed by an Employability Workshop day in the office from July 24th - August 25th!

We offer the following departments: Publishing, Product Development, Operations, Technology, Marketing, Events & Global Health, HR, Legal,  Finance, Strategy ( including India and China ) and US Sales and Marketing.

The summer placements will be available to anyone over 16-24.

We are committed to ensuring a fair process and welcoming applications from all backgrounds.

Applications close on 14th April at 23:59 GMT.

Click here to apply!

Find out more, including a "Frequently asked Questions sheet":

Summer Schools for Post-16 Students (attached)

The College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences at Brunel University London are running four Summer Schools in June 2023.

  • Dates: Monday 19 June - Thursday 22 June 2023
  • Suitable for:  Year 12 upwards
  • Residential and non-residential options available
    • Residential – a member of staff must attend the entire Summer School with their learners, including staying over on-campus
    • Non-residential – teachers are welcome but young people can attend on their own
  • Four different subjects to choose from,
    • Creative Writing & English
    • Music
    • Theatre
    • Global Challenges
  • Any questions should be directed to
  • Maximum 5 places per school/college per Summer School
  • Teachers and young people can register their interest via the online form, shortlisting will take place shortly after the deadline and people will be notified if they have been offered a place

Eligibility criteria: must meet at least one widening access criteria on this list, and should have an interest in study or a career in the subject area of the relevant Summer School

Deadline to register interest: Friday 21 April 2023

Places will be confirmed shortly after that.

Register your interest: Apply on-line here

Bioscience Resource Project

Dr Chinedu Agwu, Lecturer at Brunel Medical School, is undertaking research into the levels of understanding of the Biosciences field amongst young people, and putting together resources to engage students. She is working on this independently to Brunel, however the work she produces will be beneficial for students and advisors working within schools and colleges.

The biosciences play a pivotal role in understanding life on earth from the molecular level to whole populations and ecosystems. It is an exciting and rapidly evolving area of research, with direct relevance to us for example climate change, biodiversity, health and wellbeing. This survey aims to explore and understand perceptions towards this subject area and how to engage and support more people into this field especially mature students, women and underrepresented groups. With the aim to equip and empower more students to enter and thrive in a career in biosciences.

Survey link for students: Deadline to respond is Wednesday 5th April 2023


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