Helping Your Child

Top 5 things you can do for your child

  • Have a good understanding of what is on offer

  • Talk regularly about the next steps with your child

  • Be open to a range of new ideas and explore a wide variety of options together

  • Encourage your child to seek support where necessary

  • Help them to apply online via UCAS Progress





“I wish my mum had been able to give me more input on the options…I didn’t want her to tell me what to do, but I would have liked her to understand it more so she could help”
Year 11 Student






‘Parents play a key role in their children’s career decisions, but their views are often out of date or badly informed’

BBC News, May 2014