Future Options

Our careers advice and guidance is impartial and although we have a strong focus on university applications we are aware that university is not the right route for everyone and ensure that students are enlightened about alternatives. A comprehensive apprenticeship event is held in school for those interested in a more vocational pathway along with information throughout the year on applying for apprenticeships and college.

Here are some key points students will gain from their careers input during their time at Valley Park School;

  • An understanding of all options open to them.
  • How to make good informed choices for their future. In order to make the best choice they will be given tasks that help them to have a better understanding of who they are and to identify where their strengths lie.
  • We encourage students to aim high. However, we know it is important to be realistic and advise having a backup plan.
  • Opening their minds to opportunities they may not have been aware of.