Short-term work placements

Students from Kendrick School have also enjoyed opportunities for short-term work placements in industry.  We have previously sent students to placements at companies such as Morgan Stanley and Deloitte.  Please ask a member of the Sixth Form team for further information.

Standards are consistently and exceptionally high and achievement is outstanding.”
Ofsted, 2008

“My daughters comment to me this week, that the last 2 years have been her best school years says it all.”
Year 13 parent, June 2010

Higher Education

Which The Parents’ Guide to University 2015.compressed

www.ucas.com – The name says it all!

www.prospects.ac.uk – Graduate careers website

www.unistats.direct.gov.uk – Search, review and compare subjects

www.thestudentroom.co.uk – Online student community, lots of advice

www.push.co.uk – Independent guide to UK universities

www.whatuni.com – University search site

www.hotcourses.com – Course search site

www.nus.org.uk – National Union of Students

www.qaa.ac.uk – The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

www.need2know.co.uk – Advice on many aspects of Student Life

UCAS Parents’ Event 2014

UCAS Parent Guide 2015 Entry

Finances

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www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning – Student finance advice

www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance – Student Finance England

www.studentcalculator.org.uk – Calculate your student budget

www.slc.co.uk – Student Loans Company

Admissions Tests

www.bmat.org.uk

www.ukcat.ac.uk

www.lnat.ac.uk

www.history.ox.ac.uk/prosundergrad/applying/hat_introduction.htm

www.mml.cam.ac.uk/prospectus/undergraduate/applying/test.html

www.tsa.ucles.org.uk/about.html

www.cam.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/tests/step.html

www.testprep.co.uk

www.kaptest.com/uk

www.cataga.co.uk

Year Out

www.findagap.co.uk – Online gap year directory

www.frontier.ac.uk – Projects and ethical travel

www.lattitude.org.uk – Volunteering worldwide

www.gapyearjobs.co.uk – Search for jobs for your gap year

www.bunac.org.uk – British Universities North America Club (travel and gap year projects)

www.vso.org.uk – Voluntary Services Organisation

General

www.connexions-direct.com – Information and advice for young people

www.ema.direct.gov.uk – Educational Maintenance Allowance

www.brightsideuniaid.org – National educational charity

www.nya.org.uk – National Youth Agency

www.learndirect.co.uk – Information about learning and education

www.careersengland.org.uk – Association for careers guidance businesses

www.educationuk.org – British Council sponsored

www.ukcisa.org.uk – UK Council for International Student Affairs

www.skill.org.uk – National Bureau for Students with Disabilities