In the current economic climate it is important that you give yourself the best possible chance to find information about all the education and training you can access when you leave school. At The Barlow we ensure that all our students and their parents are provided with useful information and guidance to help with those important career choices.

Over the course of this year you will be making some big decisions about your future.  "Our Futures" provides a careers service to the school.  During the year you will take part in a one to one career guidance interview in school with our careers advisor Jacquie Dawson. To help you to prepare for your interview the following websites are useful: and

Useful Websites - a directory of college courses in Greater Manchester - general careers information along with CV and job hunting tips - apprenticeship vacancies (updated regularly) - apprenticeship and training opportunities - information on university courses - lots of information about higher education - careers information on jobs in Science and MathsCareers Education & Guidance Policy - read about the advantages of A-Levels - careers advice - creates opportunities to inspire young people in Science, Technology,

Engineering & Mathematics -MIDAS Invest in Manchester                                                     - Manchester New Economy                                                                                 Creative Industries Information                                                                             - Creative Industries Information                                                                                        - Health Careers Information                                                          - UK Medical School Information                                                     - Information on Science and Engineering Careers                                          - Information on Science and Engineering Careers                                      - Education Careers  Information                                                                         - Education Careers Information                                                                                                                             - Overview of the Legal Profession - Finance Careers - Digital/Media/Business Apprenticeship - Energy Industry Apprenticeship Information - Legal Career Apprenticeship Information - Accountancy Apprenticeship Information - National Apprenticeship Service - Information on Careers - Information on careers in Law - Opportunities available through the website include careers talks or attendance at careers fairs, mock interviews and workplace visits. - A free app allows young people to find work experience opportunities in their local area and to give feedback on their experiences.