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Sixth Form Careers Advice

Hollyfield has gained the Quality in Careers Standard - The Investors in Careers Award. It is a quality standard for the management of careers education, information, advice and guidance provision in schools and FE colleges. To see The Hollyfield School's Careers Policy and Careers programme please click here here.

Hollyfield Sixth Form has a planned careers programme for students and covers a wide range of activities that take place in tutor time, out of school hours, assemblies, PDW and through subject lessons. The Sixth Form team work hard to support students with their post 18 options and help with applications to University and Apprenticeships.

The Careers team are based in the Library (LRC) Monday - Thursday. Students can go to see the careers team for information, guidance and guidance around their post 14, 16 and 18 options and careers choices. If you need any support you can email Miss Corrighan, our Careers Adviser: and she can help with any careers related questions.

One to one careers guidance interviews take place with the careers team to personalise the support you receive and you can make an appointment with the careers team by speaking to them directly or asking your form tutor or head of year.

Information on different careers platforms
  • Start Careers

    This FREE and INDEPENDENT careers website is a great starting place for young people to think about their career options. It includes a careers matching section and a place to discover careers that interest you as well as finding out about education, employment and apprenticeships.

  • Guardian University League Tables

    The Guardian ranks Universities and their courses to help you consider the best courses and universities in the UK.

  • How Do I Become

    The Guardian looks at how people came to work in a variety of different professions

  • Gap Year

    Award-Winning site.

  • I Could

    I Could is about inspiration, encouragement and discovery. The idea is to help you make the most of your potential and talent, by showing how others have used theirs

  • Kingston Borough Information For Young People

    Find out information on where you can learn in the borough. There is also information on young people’s support services such as youth clubs and places to go for advice.

  • National Careers Service

    The National Careers Service (formerly Next Step), provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities.

    The service also offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers.

  • Not Going To Uni

    So you're thinking about not going to Uni. Congratulations! You've just proven that you're not afraid to think differently. Contray to what the masses may say, University isn't the only path to success. From Apprenticeships to debt-free learning, there are literally thousands of other opportunities out there.

  • Open Days

    The University and College open day directory

  • Prospects

    Graduate Prospects is the UK's leading provider of information, advice and opportunities to students and graduates. We publish a wide collection of journals and directories, as well as provide and extensive graduate careers website.

  • Pure Potential

    Covers all areas of HE including admissions tests

  • Push

    Push is the leading independent guide to UK Universities, student life, gap years, open days, student finance and all things students.

  • Russell Group

    International Excellence Group - Help with Post-16 subject choices.

  • Skill

    For Students with disabilities.

  • Student Calculator

    Budgetting made easy

  • Student Finance

    For Students to Apply for funding and grants

  • The Stage

    From Theatre related vacacies to auditions, teaching positions to technical and backstage posts, The Stage is THE marketplace for the widest variety of jobs in the entertainment industry as well as other related organisations

  • UniFrog

    You will be given a username and password by the Sixth Form team. This website helps you consider not only your University options but apprenticeships as well. You will use this as part of the Sixth Form careers programme.

  • The Uni Guide

    What to study, where to go and how to get there..

  • UCAS

    Explore your options, apply to University and get information on all aspects of University.


    Find out how to start your personal statement and what to include - The Video also looks at common fears and concerns

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