This section is for you, the parents, and carers, to be aware and informed of the major careers related events throughout your child's careers related learning journey at Church Stretton School. Useful websites for you and your child also have links below. 

For updates about the Careers Programme and events please check The Link, school emails and the school twitter account @strettonupdates.

For all enquiries about careers related learning at the school please contact Ms Chapman on 01694 722209 or 

Year 9 Pathways


Useful Websites

Start Profile – the website the school use for Careers investigation and logging of careers activities. Each student has a profile. Parents can also log in as a guest. 

Skillsbuilder – an education company working with the school to help students develop the 8 essential skills for work. Recognised by the Careers and Enterprise Company and major employers.

National Careers Service. A national government Careers Information, Advice and Guidance platform which, like Start helps with careers investigation. Personality profiles and really good links to professional and trade bodies for more information.

Find An Apprenticeship. A national government service helping Yr11 students (and ages above) search for apprenticeship opportunities in the local area and beyond. Applications forms can also be completed through this platforms as well.

An independent private company. A search engine for apprenticeship opportunities nationwide

UCAS. The University and College Admissions Service. This service helps students apply to University. Though our students are a few off from needing this, UCAS will show what A levels and other qualifications are needed to apply for various degree course. There are also useful information about gap years and degree level apprenticeships.

Medical Schools Council. The professional bodies for medical schools across the UK. Details the process to enter medicine specifically becoming a doctor, the requirements at post 16 and additional testing and work experience needed for the profession.