Support for secondary pupils and school leavers

We're here for you as you start the new school year.

There's a careers adviser based in your school. They can offer advice and guidance throughout your time at school and after you leave. They can help with:

  • discussing your options and possible next steps 
  • CVs and job applications
  • college and university applications
  • interview preparation 
  • making your subject choices

We have lots of help and advice here on My World of Work too. Get started on your to-do list in your account and find more information on this page.

If you're not ready to make decisions

If you're feeling overwhelmed, anxious or worried, that's okay. If you're not ready to look at options right now, that's also okay. We have support and resources available for your wellbeing that you can access any time you need.

Keep up to date

We've pulled together some useful sources of information to help during this time:

Speak to someone

There’s a careers adviser based in your school.

They can help you think about what you'd like to do when you leave school and the different routes you can take to get there.

Get started on My World of Work

It's never too early to start thinking about your career.

We can help you create your first CV and write your college or university personal statement. 

Get started with your to-do list in your My World of Work account.