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Holmer Green Senior School

Holmer Green Senior School

Parents

Parents: how you can support your children achieve their career aspiration

  • Talk to your children about what they want to do after school and help them to investigate options and pathways.
  • Discuss skills in the workplace and encourage them to talk to friends and family about different kinds of careers and workplace environments
  • Help them to identify their own skills and strengths, and the kind of work and environment that might suit them
  • Discuss the various careers activity that takes place in school and how it might inspire and inform your child
  • Explore some of the websites listed above, including Eclips on the school website (https://mystuff.holmer.bucks.sch.uk/hap/#-careers) to understand job profiles and opportunities using labour market information
  • Where appropriate, help them to visit further and higher education institutions on Open Days
  • Help your child to find appropriate work experience placements
  • Help your child to prepare for interviews and applications
  • Take them along to the Bucks Skills Show (https://bbf.uk.com/event/bucks-skills-show-2019 9:30am – 3:30pm on 18 and 19 October 2019 at The Gateway in Aylesbury. Buckinghamshire’s largest skills and careers event that helps young people explore future careers.
  • Support wider opportunities for your child to gain insight and understanding of the world of work
  • Positively support your child’s ambitions and aspirations