Student Careers Information
We will work to raise aspirations and develop a strong desire for success!
How do you get where you want to be in the future?
How can you figure out the information you need to be ambitious with your career?
How can you achieve your full potential?
What skills can you use to get the best possible outcomes?
A young person's career reflects the choices and progress they make in learning and work. Throughout your time in The Birkenhead Park School, you will begin thinking about the next stages of your personal development, considering the options available to you and what paths you may wish to take. It is part of our mission at The Birkenhead Park School that all our students have a planned programme of activities to help you make those decisions. Through impartial guidance, activities and interactions, we equip you to; be able to manage your career prospects effectively, sustain meaningful employment and achieve a greater level of personal and economic wellbeing throughout your life.
Your Post-16 Options
When you leave school at 16, the natural progression for most of our students is to study A Levels at The Birkenhead Sixth Form College. The Birkenhead Park School is partnered with the college to provide the best possible education for students after completing their GCSEs.
Other local providers of post 16 education include:
To see a list of local colleges and training providers see below (please note this list is not exhaustive and is accurate at time of writing:
List of Colleges and Training Providers 2022
An apprenticeship is a way to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to get into many careers. They combine work, training and study, letting you ‘earn while you learn’. Apprenticeships are available across a range of areas and more information can be found here.
ASK Apprenticeships will attend school throughout the year to offer advice and support around apprenticeships, if this is the route you would like to take. More information can be found here.
Useful resources for you:
- Starting out in your career - JobHelp
- National Citizen Service - Grow your strengths
- Salary Transparency and Analysis for Individuals and Organisations | The Pay Index
- CAREERS | Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
Labour market Information
LMI gives the reader important information about the local area you live in, including:
- Economic summaries from your local area
- Job availability
- Unemployment rates
- Wage rates
Looking at LMI will help you make well-informed choices based on your career path and will provide you with vital, up to date information.
Use the careerometer below to view local information on your chosen job profile.