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Welcome to our Careers page.

Hollywater School provides a relevant and engaging careers curriculum which meets the differing needs and requirements of our pupils. This is developed throughout a pupil’s time at the school and is always supportive of their abilities, strengths and skills.


Aims and purpose

  • Prepare pupils for the transition to life after Hollywater
  • Support pupils in making informed decisions which are appropriate for them
  • Provide pupils with well-rounded experiences
  • Develop personal characteristics such as social skills, communication, independence and resilience
  • Inspire and motivate pupils to develop themselves as individuals and live as independently as is possible


Any questions please contact C Strugnell, the Careers lead via or phone the Office 01420 474396


The following links can help your when thinking about their possible career pathways.

Careers Statement and Provider Access Policy

Amazing Apprenticeships

The official site to discover exciting apprenticeships, explore classroom resources, book free support and meet real apprentices.



BBC Bitesize Careers

Whether you’re deciding what to study, taking your exams, planning a career, or just curious, we’re here to explain the world of work, with advice from people who've found the right path for them.



10 Apprenticeship Resources To Explore from Home


We have created a range of 10 different resources for teachers to use with their students to explore apprenticeships from home.

Resources 1-9 are suitable for students in years 7 through to 11 and are expected to take up to 30 minutes to complete.


Find an apprenticeship



Find a traineeship


National Careers Service

We provide information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.





Success at school

Gatbsy Subject Guides

Future-proof jobs: Emerging careers in each school subject

5 jobs in Star Wars that you could actually do

                                  How could you help your child develop employability skills?


Meeting the people who are getting us through this crisis.

Many of these workers don’t get the praise or attention they deserve during normal times. But it is people like cleaners, delivery drivers, supermarket staff, nurses and school staff who are keeping us safe, healthy and happy at this time – while also enabling society to function.

Find out about crisis careers heros


Parent and Carers Guide to Careers

Specific career pathways

South East Regional Organised Crime Unit

Protecting Communities from Serious Organised Crime


There are lots of routes into a Cyber career and it is important you do lots of your own research to find out the route that is suitable for you – and in particular suitable for your style of learning. Not everybody is suited to a degree and many people like the more vocational style of an apprenticeship. Degree apprenticeships combine both worlds.