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Welcome to the Flecker Library webpages.

Scholars and Staff are welcome to help themselves to all of the resources available on this site, and to keep up with library news. 

"The poet's business is not to save the soul of man but to make it worth saving."

                          -  James Elroy Flecker 1884-1915.

 

 

CAREERS HUB

Check out these fantastic resources to enhance your career understanding and development. Research is crucial ahead of big decisions. Use when planning your GCSE, A-Level, post-Dean Close choices.

CAREERS EXPLORATION: KEY SITES

For FOURTH FORM & UP

iCould.com provides 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice. Take the Buzz Quiz to find out which jobs may suit you.

+ Attractive graphical layout

+ Lots of video resources

+ Buzz Quiz to get you started

- Less detail


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For FOURTH FORM & UP

Careersbox.co.uk is the national careers film library, a free careers resource showing hundreds of real people doing real jobs.

+ Lots of video resources

- Not much extra detail.

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For FOURTH FORM & UP

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eClips-Online.co.uk provides regularly updated information on over 1,000 jobs and careers. It also offers advice on topics relating to exam choices, training, and employability skills.

+ Lots of info & great for detail

- Very text heavy


For FOURTH FORM & UP

On FirstCareers.co.uk you can get behind the scenes of some of the UK’s most interesting jobs and find what’s right for you. Search through over 150 job profiles and discover career opportunities, inspiration and advice.

+ Lots of video resources

+ Work experience opportunities list

- Not much extra detail


For FIFTH FORM & UP

Morrisby.com provides up-to-date career information, requirements and routes to careers, as well as assessments and customisable results to plan future choices.

+ Huge customisable range of info on occupations with links to university courses

+ Life-time membership

- Subscription only


UNIVERSITIES & APPRENTICESHIPS (POST-GCSE & A-LEVEL)

HeapOnline.co.uk is a good starting point for research into university degree courses available to you. Use Course Search to search by subject or title and within specific UCAS Tariff points ranges for 2018 entry.

Use ACCESS CODE YPLUEUWU to create a personal account here.

UCAS.com is the standard portal for university and apprenticeship applications. It is a great resource for exploring options after GCSE and A-levels and, if applying through UCAS, the place to create, submit, and track your application.

RateMyApprenticeship.co.uk is a key hub for exploring apprenticeships at all levels. It offers information, advice, and guidance on securing the best apprenticeships available to students post-GCSE and post-A-level.