Next steps

Next steps

Connexions advice, links and downloads – this section of the website is dedicated to course guidance and career options and other support available from Connexions.

We have staff from connexions who work with students in the Academy, and their services can also be accessed via the connexions website.

Helpful Links

Choosing Year 8 Options:

Choosing Post-16 Options:
Strood Academy 6th form application
Hotcourses (apprenticeships)

Researching your career ideas:

http://www.medwayyouthtrust.org/: find out more about Young People’s Choices in this area and information for Parents/Carers. This link also gives you information on volunteering-if you are thinking about a particular career; i.e. Police Officer or Nurse, taking part in some voluntary activities can be beneficial for future employment applications/education courses.

www.do-it.org: allows you to search for volunteering opportunities using the Postcode Finder.

Useful documents to download
Foundation Learning Local Programmes
Free Time and Volunteering Websites
Apprenticeships Fact Sheet
Connexions Advice
Looking For Jobs
Post 16 Options Guide
Useful Higher Education Website
Your Place At University