HE stands for Higher Education and refer to any qualifications or training courses that are level 4 or higher. They can be studied at universities, colleges, independent training providers or as an apprenticeship.
During Years 12 – 13 Careers Leaders should be helping prepare students for making their choices.
By the age of 18, all students who are considering applying for university should have had at least two visits to universities to meet staff and students.
A planned programme of on-site and off-site encounters with higher education strengthen accessibility, outreach and transition preparedness for targeted groups e.g. Pupil Premium, gifted and talented students and students with special educational needs and disabilities.
Personalised and small-group information, advice and guidance
Carefully selected sources of information, including digital and print-based, which are promoted through the school’s website, newsletter and social media
Close co-operation with parents, families and carers in recognition of their key influence on children’s thinking and decision-making, specifically to develop their capacity to talk about careers with their children and encourage family learning
See below for HE information and local universities & colleges offering HE courses