Recommended Resources for Parents and Carers

Dear Parents and Carers,


As a parent, guardian, or someone with care responsibilities, you’re likely to be one of the most important and trusted sources of information and advice to your child. With that in mind, the resources below are designed to give you the tools to guide and support your child with their decision-making and the application processes they will go through.


If you have any questions, please contact Ms Caton at

Recommended resources for Parents and Carers:

University: UCAS

UCAS, the university application portal has a dedicated parents and guardians section of their website. Here you'll find top tips and key things you'll need to know about the application process, alongside useful 'how-to' videos, their brand new interactive parent information tool and parent blogs. In addition, every year, they produce a Parent Guide containing in-depth information on the application process, what you'll need to know and how you can help.

To visit the UCAS website please click here

To view the UCAS blogs please click here 

To view the UCAS Parent Guide please click here


Higher Apprenticeships

The website provides information for you about the benefits of apprenticeships and the opportunities they provide.

The fact sheet includes:

  • an overview of apprenticeships
  • the benefits and progression opportunities available
  • information about why an apprenticeship is the right choice for your son or daughter

To view this fact sheet please click here


Local Market Information:

Labour market information tells you about what is happening in the job market at national, regional and local levels and includes information about jobs and salaries, what skills employers are looking for in different industrial sectors, conditions, communities and future trends. This Bexley labour market infographic supports residents of Bexley to make informed decisions about their future study and career choices.

Please click here to view the Bexley labour market infographic


SEN Information:

Careers advice for parents is a dedicated careers site for parents and carers. They have a dedicated page that explains the options and opportunities available for students with SEN.

For SEN careers advice for parents please click here