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The Parents’ Guide to provides parents and carers with the information they need at GCSE and sixth form to help their teenage children create successful futures. 

We offer free advice and support, opportunities for parents to ask questions on our Q&A pages, access to a wide range of resources as well as the opportunity to purchase our online and interactive guides

The Parents' Guide to NCW 2022- for National Careers Week and beyond

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National Careers Week is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK. NCW encourages education providers to bring together students, local employers and advisers through careers events and activities. In partnership with National Careers Week we’ve created a guide just for you including details of events taking place during National Careers Week, links to free resources, 10 top tips on hosting an NCW event and help for social media.

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#NCW2022 is also a great chance for parents to find out more about the different ways their teen can get on track for great work pathways that help them play to their strengths depending on how they learn best, whether they’re 16 or 18 years’ old or beyond.

 

Share our free guide for parents created in partnership with National Careers Week: download here

 "Parental engagement has a large and positive effect on children’s learning"
Department for Education, Gov UK

The Parents' Guide to Apprenticeships - for NAW 2022 and beyond

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It’s National Apprenticeship Week 7-13 February and to celebrate we've created a free guide for parents to learn more about what they are and why they may be a good fit for their teen.

 

This guide includes information on:

  • Types of apprenticeships;

  • Apprenticeship levels;

  • Educational routes;

  • The pros and cons of taking an apprenticeship;

  • Where to find an apprenticeship;

  • The top ten apprenticeship employers in England.

 "Parental engagement has a large and positive effect on children’s learning"
Department for Education, Gov UK

Play our careers board game! 

The easy way to get teens talking about their future - read the full article here.

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94% of parents were confident that their involvement would help their children at school
Review of best practice in parental engagement - Department for Education

Careers resources:

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 "Parental engagement has a large and positive effect on children’s learning"
Department for Education, Gov UK

Wellbeing charts

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94% of parents were confident that their involvement would help their children at school
Review of best practice in parental engagement - Department for Education

Check out our free support articles:

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94% of parents were confident that their involvement would help their children at school
Review of best practice in parental engagement - Department for Education

Other resources:

As of 2020, Sex and Relationships Education (“SRE”) was replaced by Relationships and Sex Education (“RSE”) - and it’s more than just switching the letters about! Download our free parent handout to support parents in learning about these changes. Read the full article here.

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Activate the senses: help teens get motivated, find focus, increase productivity, concentrate on their studies, settle anxiety, manage exam stress, control their emotions, relax and sleep well – all by tapping into their sensory experiences.

Read the full article here.

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 "Parental engagement has a large and positive effect on children’s learning"
Department for Education, Gov UK

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