Student Information

Student information

This section gives you the opportunity to explore your careers ideas and consider the pathways available to you. Whatever stage you are at in your education, there are always important decisions coming up about the choices and plans you need to make about your future.

The careers education and guidance programme at St Wilfrid’s Academy seeks to positively support you to acquire the educational, social and employability skills necessary for lifelong success in a diverse and changing world of work.

Careers Guidance

St Wilfrid’s Academy has a qualified careers member of staff working in school: Sophie Short Click here for more information

Student Advice Hub


The Careerometer is a fun way to see which jobs your skills and interests match too! It can give you ideas on what careers are out there. It can also give you some useful information about salary and working hours of different careers. Give it a try!

Useful links/websites for Careers research

Start Profile – interactive careers website. 

For careers information and advice – ask the school careers advisor for the password or see display in school

National Careers Service – job profiles and support with CVs –

NCS National Citizen Service – a government programme for 16-17 year olds to build confidence and independence

Voluntary opportunities – 

Traineeships | National Careers Service – information about traineeships