Year 8 Post-16 Careers Assembly - delivered by Lisa Fox - Solent LEP

As part of the pathways process, Year 8 students had an assembly in relation to the further education opportunities available to them post-16. Take a look at the below 

Post 16 Pathways Presentation slides 

Link to Careers and Pathways Assemblies

Link to Parent Support Programme (PSP)

Deer Park Careers Programme 2023/24

Year 8 Careers Event  

The Year 8’s welcomed a number of guests from industry to Deer Park. They had a fantastic day meeting them all and learning about potential future career and education opportunities.

 General Careers Websites:

Below are some general information regarding future career pathways. These will become more relevant to the students as they move up the school.




Specific Careers:



  • - University may seem years away, but it is a good idea to look at the UCAS website, especially if there’s a particular subject you would like to study or a specific university you would like to attend. The website shows entry requirements, subject grades and course details
  • - Official data from university satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey. Includes jobs and salaries after study and other key information for prospective students. 
  • – Helps with what to study, where to go and how to get there...
  • - to help anyone unsure whether university is right for them to identify how to make the most of a degree to better their employability after graduation


 For volunteering and work experience opportunities:

  • and -Volunteering and work experience opportunities.
  • Also try contacting local charities and businesses for work experience opportunities.
  • To support this, it’s a good idea to get a CV and covering letter up together to send out to them.