Parent Zone

Whether you are a parent, a carer or a teacher, helping young people to decide on their future can seem more of a challenge now than ever before. But don’t worry, there is lots of help on hand right here to support you in supporting your son or daughter. 

A good place to start is to understand the different pathways that are available, whether that be A-Levels or Vocational course, Sixth Form or College, Further Education or an Apprenticeship.

In our ‘Parent Zone’ we have added a number of specific websites to offer you guidance and support. Each website is specifically focused to help Parents understand the options available to young people.

If you have any questions or you need some further guidance please feel free to get in touch. 

Mr M Godley –Careers Lead

LPA are constantly looking for additional support and would love to hear from any parent / guardian who could help to support our ‘Careers programme’.

If you would like to know more then please read the attached letter – click here to view.

Click here to view the Career Pilot Information Letter.

A Careers website dedicated to the help, support and guidance for pupils, parents and careers advisors.

All Lydiard Park Academy pupils will be registered to this website as an integral part of our Careers programme.

A great resource to outline different levels of apprenticeships. Packed full of information to help you understand the features and benefits of an apprenticeship. 

A resource specifically aimed at parents. It has has been designed with parents in mind and attempts to alleviate fears and misconceptions regarding apprenticeships.