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Parent & Carer Careers Zone

This section of the Careers Hub is aimed at helping parents and carers source information to help support young people in their future decisions.

Below you will find a number of helpful resources and information about mock interviews, education options, types of jobs and local opportunities. 

80.75% of students say their parents help them to make key careers decisions

Careers Newsletter


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Calling all parents – feeling in the need of extra information about different ways your children can get into a wide range of industries? Click on the link below to get more information about free parent webinars.


Work Experience Parent's Checklist 2024

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Career Opportunities at WQE

Great opportunities for masterclasses at WQE in a range of subjects. Click on the picture below to find out more and to book a free slot to attend.

Useful Resources

Talking Futures 

  • Free resources, activities and practical guidance to help you support your child’s careers and education choices.


What's next?

Parents/Carers – unsure of how to guide your child when they make decisions about their next steps post-secondary education? Click below to access quick summaries of route options. 

National Careers after GCSE


 Video - Why Choose College or University?

Our Year 10 students have the opportunity to visit Higher and Further education providers in Leicestershire. Watch the short clip below to find out more about why Higher Education and Further Education courses can be valuable for our youngsters.


Video - Mock Interviews

Please click on the picture below to see an informative video relating to why we have mock interviews for our Year 11 students.


Mock Interview


Education Options

There are a variety of educational routes available to students when they leave Lancaster Academy. Click each button below to find out more.

Apprenticeship InformationT LevelsLocal 6th FormsUniversityLocal Alternative Providers 

Further Education Colleges

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Types of Jobs

Students who have a vision of where they want to be in the future may find it easier to plan their next steps more easily. To help students and parents to get an idea of what types of jobs are out there we would suggest looking at these websites:

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Videos - Local Opportunities

With developments in technology there are now numerous jobs that did not exist 10 years ago. It is important to keep up to date with what is happening locally, nationally and internationally.

In regards to local opportunities, the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) are leading the way in a number of exciting developments with a range of sectors including space, low carbon, and digital. Watch the videos below for more information.

Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Videos

Short video guide to the labour market

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Low Carbon jobs and careers

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Space jobs and careers


Digital and Creative jobs and careers

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LLEP jobs and career videos from lots of other local industries

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