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For Parents

St Catherine's has now committed to gaining the Quality in Careers Standard and re-assessment day will be on the 4th of July. We have held this award for the last 6 years. St Catherine's prides itself in offering all our students the best possible careers guidance as possible.

This page is for parents looking for additional information on revision and other career advice.

Click on the supporting documents below to access more information. 

For more information, please contact Gisèle O'Connor, Careers Lead: or call 01323 465400.

GOV.UK news for parents

T Levels:

T Levels are new courses coming in September 2020, which will follow GCSEs and will be equivalent to 3 A Levels. These 2-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for work.

For more information, please visit the Gov UK website:


Opportunities in the Motor Industry:

With over 150 motor careers to choose from, IMI Autocity provides students with all the things automotive to further develop a career in the motor industry. 

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Careermag for parents:

This magazine outlines a variety of career options for students and top tips for parents. 

To read the latest issue, please visit the link below:

iCan Careers

East Sussex: Parents and Carers Session

Date and time: Thursday 23 January 2020, 15:00 - 16:30

This year, parents and carers with or without a young person, can attend the fair and speak with training providers, further education and local employers. 

For more information and to register for the event, visit:

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Apprenticeships advice for parents: Help shape their career

Setting off on a career path can be overwhelming for young people. As their parent, guardian or carer, you’ll play a key role in guiding them as they take their next step. Whether they get top grades or don’t thrive in academic environments, apprenticeships shouldn’t be overlooked. With new higher and degree apprenticeships popping up each year, they could get the best of both worlds – learning and earning at the same time.

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