Parent Area

Parent Area

The information below has been designed to help parents and carers access helpful information on careers, labour market information and post-16 options.  The pages have been designed to help you feel more informed and to have access to one site where you are signposted to an array of helpful, relevant and useful information.  The volume of information out there can be daunting, so we have selected what we believe is the most helpful.

There are a variety of educational routes available to students when they leave St Edmund Campion Catholic School. You can click on the links below to find out more.

Labour Market Information

It is important to keep up to date with what is happening locally, nationally and internationally with careers. Birmingham’s Labour Market Information is a useful place to start.  Please refer to the LMI section.


Advice and Support

The information below offers helpful advice around starting career conversations with young people. 

Parents INFO

Useful Parent Links

Careers Pilot -  Information to help parents and carers support young people in making the right decision about study and work

Parentkind –support and advice for parents.

Talkingfutures – a parents’ toolkit for careers conversations.

Parent perspective podcast – a careers podcast series for parents and carers. - you can subscribe to Careermap from this link. Careermag for Parents connects parents, guardians and carers with up to date labour market information. They explain the various qualification routes available and bust myths and misconceptions along the way.  - a superb starting point for career conversations.

My Choices Parent and Careers Guide

My Choices





SEND Support for Parents

Career Pathway 1

Career Pathway 2

SEND and SEND Providers



Amazing Apprenticeships – resources tailored for parents, guardians and carers to help support young people in making informed career choices.

Apprenticeships – hints and tips  - a useful toolkit on apprenticeships Amazing appren

Apprenticeships – guidance and advice

Amazing Apprenticeship Resources for Parents


Supporting your child to develop their skills - a site to help parents build careers skills at home.


Local Opportunities

Contact for Parents 

If you would like to provide feedback on our careers provision or would like to contribute to our programme, we would love to hear from you. Please email




Post 16 Providers 

The following links take you to local colleges and Open Days for 2022-23.  The virtual tours offer a helpful insight.

Open Days 2022-23

Virtual Tours of local Sixth Forms and Colleges

Central BMET site

Matthew Boulton College

Sutton Coldfield

James Watt and Erdington Skills Centre

Training Providers



University Information for Parents 


OfS Uni Connect programme – support for parents on the Uni Connect Programme – UCAS Parents Guide.



Types of Jobs

Students who have a vision of where they want to be in the future may find it easier to plan their next steps. To help students and parents to get an idea of what types of jobs are out there; the following links might be helpful. - Career ideas and information for your future - A helpful overview of options and careers - The National Careers Service site


Our Careers Advisor, Eileen Clews is always available to support pupils and parents on A Level and GCSE Results day.

The visual has been designed to support you in understanding your child’s career education journey, the key decision points and how and when careers support in school will be offered.

                                                  Careers Learning Journey

If you would like to share any feedback on our school careers programme, book a careers appointment for your son/daughter, or feel you could contribute to our programme please email:

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