Provides free careers guidance in schools with very high levels of students in receipt of free school meals and Pupil Premium grant, looked after students and young carers, and where existing careers provision falls short of being able to adequately cater for the students.
Services are provided by volunteers, many of whom work as careers advisers in the independent school sector.
They offer one-to-one careers guidance including help with subject choices at Key Stages 4 and 5, CV workshops, inspirational speakers, personal statement workshops and checking, reference writing training for teachers, A Level results day support, e-mentoring, interview practice and employer/profession insight days.
MyBigCareer.org are currently active in Bedfordshire, Derbyshire, East Anglia, Essex, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Kent, Northern Ireland, Nottingham, and South West England.
Perhaps you suspect your child has some learning difficulty and you would like advice on what you should do. Or perhaps it is becoming clear that your child's current school is not working for him or her, and you need help to find a mainstream school which has better SEN provision, or to find a special school which will best cater for your child's area of need. Our SEN consultancy team advises on both special schools, and the mainstream schools with good SEN support, from reception through to the specialist colleges for 19+.
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As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, The Good Schools Guide International offers the following guidance:
Determine the global situation and that of individual countries on government mandated school closures by accessing the UNESCO information on this link: https://en.unesco.org/themes/education-emergencies/coronavirus-school-closures.
For updates on the medical situation, go to the World Health Organisation website at https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports.
If you wish to contact one of our GSGI listed schools to discover their current status or any plans for alternate learning strategies, please go to our database to find email and phone numbers for each school https://www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk/international-search.
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