Careers Resources

Below you will find a range of information and resources to support careers exploration in line with DfE guidance and the Gatsby Benchmarks, in particular benchmark 2 - Learning from career and labour market information:

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Edgbarrow School buys in external, impartial careers guidance from Adviza. This year we have updated our package, this means that students, parent/carers and school staff all have access to a designated members portal. Within the portal, you will find lots of resources to help you support your child’s careers journey including eCLIPS, webchat, details on upcoming events including open days, webinars as well as labour market information (LMI). 

You can access the portal in the following way:

  • Go to this will automatically log you into the members only portal.

  • This will take you to the homepage where you can explore the following tabs: Students, Parents, Teachers, Events, eCLIPS, Webchat and News.
    (To access eCLIPS you will need the school password which is displayed in school; or you can email tutors, HOYs, Careers Manager and our Adviza Careers Coach, Lorna Glass.)

Under the Parents tab, you will find Advice for Parents, a link to the eCLIPs Careers Resource (this contains careers information on over 1400 jobs plus advice on study and careers choices), Webchat (a live chat to Careers Advisors available Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm), plus up to date information on the labour market in our area. 

Useful websites

  • The Bright Network - a free careers platform connecting students and recent graduates with opportunities and advice to make the best career choices, and progress as the workforce of tomorrow. They work with 360,000+ members and 300+ world-leading employers.

  • Career Pilot - your choices at 14, 16 and 18 and routes to different qualifications and job sectors

  • CareersBox - careers films on the web 

  • Careermag and Careermag for Parents  - connecting students and parents/carers to high-quality advice and career guidance. The magazine looks at industry sectors in depth, giving students a clear view of all the post-16 options available. 

  • Virtual Talks - free live-streamed talks from top leading figures in their field for all young people to attend. No registrations or downloads are needed.

  • YE Learning Zone - Online courses are designed to support young people to develop the vital skills to look after their money.

  • This is Engineering - From a Fragrance Finder, or Power Pioneer through to a Body Rebuilder, get inspired by engineers from a wide range of sectors.

  • NHS - Explore over 350 different NHS careers. View further NHS resources below.