Pool Hayes Academy, Castle Drive, Willenhall, West Midlands WV12 4QZ

T: 01902 368147



Careers Information

Careers Leader: Mrs Barton Blake-

Careers co-ordinator –Mrs J.Rivett

Careers Advisor Sandwell Connexions-  Denise Beckett


Provider Access Policy (Sept 2018)

Pool Hayes Academy Careers Policy

Pool Hayes Academy – Careers Calendar 2018-2019

LMI brochure – National Careers Service

Useful Websites

Website has over 1000 short videos of people taking about their jobs and also contains careers articles on various topics.

A free on-line library of careers related videos, news and information aimed at careers advisers and job seekers. Case study videos show real people doing real jobs, giving viewers an insight into entry routes and skill requirements for careers in all sectors.

Information about job market, job sectors, future jobs and employability skills.

Information about various careers, including short videos of people talking about their careers.

Information on careers with the National Health Service in England.

Website contains official information for parents and students on all undergraduate courses including where to study, what does it cost? Course search, how to apply and track progress.

Information about opportunities that exist outside the traditional university route such as apprenticeships, foundation degrees, diplomas, NVQ’s, gap years, volunteering, distance learning and jobs.

Government website listing apprenticeship opportunities across the country. Create an account to be able to apply.

The Russell Group represents 24 leading UK universities which are committed to maintaining the very best research an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.


Admissions Tests

A range of admissions tests including BMAT – Bio-Medical Admissions Test.

UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) for medical and dental degrees, used by a consortium of UK university medical and dental schools.

National Admissions Test for Law used by UK’s top universities as part of their undergraduate law admissions process.


Student Finance

Student finance – student loans or student grants for tuition fees and living costs, extra help, student loan repayments.



Labour Market Information (LMI)

This site contains LMI for a range of sectors across the country


Careers of the future


Research exploring the future of work and how jobs, and the skills needed in the workplace, will change by 2030.