Parent Page - GCSE Students
Below are some useful documents for parents and carers with a child in year 11.
Parenting Smart (Place2Be)
The children's mental health charity, Place2Be, has launched a new website aimed at helping parents with typical situations they can find themselves in with their children.
Advice can be found on over forty topics including:
- Understanding sibling rivalry?
- My child is lying, what does it mean, what should I do?
- My child has trouble going to sleep
- My child says ‘I hate you!’
- Cultural identity: who am I?
Careers - Information For Parents
Wymondham Academy wants your child to have a successful and rewarding future. We would like to work closely with you as well in order to achieve this. Please see useful links for parents and carers below which will provide you will relevant information.
Help You Choose is for 13-19 year olds (up to 25 if you have learning difficulties and disabilities) in Norfolk. On our website you can find information on courses, jobs, apprenticeships and training opportunities and if you're in Year 11 or 12 you can apply for sixth form or college online. The link below will show you/your child how to register with Help You Choose.
Labour Market Information
Labour Market Information is a useful tool to help research future jobs in the local area, regional area and nationally. It helps you to understand the following, particularly as you begin to consider future career pathways.
What skills and qualifications you need for specific jobs?
How much money you can earn in a particular job?
Which job sectors are growing?
Which jobs meet more people.
What Jobs are in short demand.
What jobs have a higher percentage of men or women?
Routes taken to qualify for certain careers.
Useful Links for Parents/Carers: