Information for Students

This section gives you the opportunity to explore your careers ideas and consider the pathways available to you. Whatever stage you are at in your education, there are always important decisions coming up about the choices and plans you need to make about your future.

The careers education and guidance programme at Don Valley Academy seeks to positively support you to acquire the educational, social and employability skills necessary for lifelong success in a diverse and changing world of work.

Careers Guidance

Don Valley Academy has a qualified careers member of staff working in school: Helen Green Click here for more information

Useful links/websites for Careers research

Careers Inc.  – interactive careers website. 

For careers information and advice -

National Careers Service – job profiles and support with CVs -  – Delta Academies Trust Post 16 Partnership – sixth form courses

National Apprenticeship Service

National Citizen Service - a government programme for 16-17 year olds to build confidence and independence - 

Voluntary opportunities -