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Useful Career Links

Apprenticeships
This service will help you search and apply for an Apprenticeship vacancy.

Apprenticeship pack for parents
Considering apprenticeships for your son/daughter when they leave Horbury Academy – take a look at this resource.

National Careers Service
The National Careers Service website provides careers advice and information on a wide range of jobs, training courses, resources and funding.

National Careers Week
NCW is run as a not-for-profit company to promote the importance of good careers education in schools and colleges, founded and backed by a number of volunteers with a wealth of experience from education, business and careers guidance.

UCAS Progress
UCAS Progress allows young people between 13 and 17 years old to search for courses across England and Wales.

U-Explore
U-Explore provides careers information, advice and guidance that is relevant, engaging and purposeful for young people. It allows students to make informed decisions.

First Wakefield
Apprenticeships made easy.

DfE
Find schools in England and view school performance, characteristics and spend per pupil data.

Prospects
Prospects is a dynamic and enterprising organisation providing a wide range of education, employment and training services in the UK and internationally. At the heart of what we do is the drive to improve the life chances, skills and aspirations of everyone we support.

Connexions
Connexions Wakefield is a confidential information and support service for young people in the district. Personal Advisers are trained to support you through a range of issues including education/training choices, employment, money, health and relationships, helping you to make the right decisions and take action.

Wakefield College

Pontefract New College

Accord Sixth Form

Heckmondwike Grammar School Sixth Form

Huddersfield New College

Outwood Grange Academy Sixth Form

Greenhead College

The Guardian
The Guardian’s comprehensive UK University guide featuring University league tables and University rankings for 2014 in every subject.

Study London
London’s 45 universities, colleges and schools are amongst the best and most prestigious in the UK.

The Russell Group
The Russell Group represents 24 leading UK Universities which are committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.

NCOP
National collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP). This new programme aims to increase the number of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in higher education by 2020.

Go Higher
Go  Higher provide a single point of contact for information on our 12 Higher Education Provider partners, to help with access and preparation for studying.

C&K Careers
C&K Careers provides high quality, impartial, affordable information, advice and guidance (IAG) services to young people and adults.

Future Goals
There are many jobs to choose from in Leeds City Region, especially in the manufacturing and engineering, construction, digital, health and social care and creative sectors. Find out more about #FutureGoals here.

Uni Compare
Uni Compare’s website has a university course finder and course search tool to help you to see which university is the best ranked UK university for you.

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The Accord Multi Academy Trust is an educational charity established in September 2016 that is currently made up of four academies who were the founding members of the Trust. In September 2016 Horbury Academy and Ossett Academy & Sixth Form College came together, moving away from their stand-alone Trust status and were joined in December 2016 by Horbury Primary Academy and Middlestown Primary Academy.

The overarching vision for the Trust is to work in one ‘Accord – celebrating the differences of each academy through strong collaboration in order to inspire all members of our learning community to be the best that they can be.

Trust Website

Our Academies