Sixth Form Careers

There are so many resources available online that you can use to explore different workplaces, jobs, careers and courses from the comfort of your home.  As you begin to make plans for your future pathways, spend some time exploring the different resources that are available to you.

Should you have any queries or concerns regarding your future pathway, please contact Mrs Calder vcalder@northgate.suffolk.sch.uk.

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Applying for Medicine, Dentistry & Veterinary Science

Although, due to unprecedented circumstances, UCAS will consult on the deadlines for the 2021 Entry UCAS Application Cycle, they feel that the early UCAS deadline of 15th October 2020 for Oxbridge, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science is highly unlikely to change, so you need to continue to plan for meeting the established UCAS deadlines for these applications.

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Applying for Oxbridge

Although, due to unprecedented circumstances, UCAS will consult on the deadlines for the 2021 Entry UCAS Application Cycle, they feel that the early UCAS deadline of 15th October 2020 for Oxbridge, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science is highly unlikely to change, so you need to continue to plan for meeting the established UCAS deadlines for these applications.

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Apprenticeships

The future of new apprenticeship opportunities within the current situation is uncertain. Advice to young people wishing to progress into an apprenticeship would be to consider the industry that they wish to work within and the current viability of that industry. For example, anyone wishing to go into hospitality, retail (apart from food retail) or any kind of tourism would be advised to secure a full-time college place for these vocational areas.

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Careers-Related Online Learning

The Barclays Lifeskills website will help you to continue to build your skills and to prepare for the future.

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Ex-student UCAS Applications

Ex-students who are applying for university in their gap year will still make their UCAS application through Northgate High School, as the school is your last place of study.

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Further Education

Please keep an eye on how FE colleges are altering their admissions criteria for September 2020.

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Gap Year

Some students will decide to take a gap year between finishing their A Level programme and starting at university, or with an employer or on an apprenticeship programme.

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General Careers Resources

The www.icanbea.org.uk website is a great source of information and advice about the local labour market in Suffolk and Norfolk.

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Higher Education - Year 13 Students

Although the process for awarding grades may be different, the admissions process to confirm your places at universities and colleges will remain broadly similar to...

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Higher Education - Year 12 Students

UCAS are currently working to ensure next year’s university applications are not affected by the current pandemic.

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