Welcome S4 Core Pupils!

Welcome to the S4 Core Pupil resource page, where you will find information and resources to support you to make informed choices about your post school goals. 

We will meet with you individually either online or in school to help you identify your strengths and goals for the future.

Options

Click on each of the tiles below to find out about some of the different options available after school. 

University

UCAS

Check out the different subject guides at UCAS to find the right course for you
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Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships

With a Modern Apprenticeship you learn on the job, and get the experience you need. Plus, you work towards a qualification.
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Armed Forces

Interested in a career in the Armed Forces?  Find out more by clicking on the icons 

Subject Inspiration

What type of person are you? Click through the tabs to see some Higher Education Course choices.

Find Your Campus

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Introduction to Find Your Campus

 

This video is an introduction to the Find Your Campus Resource created collaboratively by SHEP programmes LIFT OFF and Aspire North.

Scroll down to use the resource.

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Click on the icons to find out about the Higher Education institutions across Scotland.  

Articulation

Articulation is a pathway between full time HN courses at college such as an HNC or HND into degree at university, which have been formally identified and agreed between the college and the university.

This means that you could potentially get direct entry into year 2 of university with an HNC, or direct entry into year 3 at university with an HND.

Find out more about Articulation and the different routes and courses on offer at local colleges below:

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Find out more about Articulation Routes
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Pathways
Search for different Articulation Routes
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College

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Did you know you can study Higher Education at College? 

Check out Higher National Certificate or Higher National Diploma courses

Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) support pupils with a range of career information advice and guidance (CIAG) servicesEvery school has a named careers advisor that you can make an appointment with to discuss your options. Ask your guidance teacher who this person is and how you can make an appointment. 

Check out some of the resources SDS have available below:

My World of Work

My World of Work

Not sure what you want to do? Explore your options with My Wow.
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Career Inspiration

Not sure what you want to do? Check out the different resources below for inspiration:

Opportunities

It’s not just about your academic qualifications.  Your skills are just as important for employers, colleges and universities.  What opportunities are out there that you can tap into to build on your skills?  Look at some of the options below: 

Access to High Demand Professions

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Reach supports pupils interested in Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Economics & Psychology. 

Interested in Art, Design or  Architecture?  Check out ACES!

 Find out more by clicking on the links.

First Chances Fife

First Chances Fife

A programme that aims to raise the aspirations and achievements of pupils as they progress through their education
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Volunteering

Volunteering Scotland

Volunteering can be a great way to gain experience in an area your interested in.
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Resources

Contact us

Our fantastic student volunteers not only help out at events but they are also on hand to answer any questions you might have about life in Higher education.

Get in touch with one of the LIFT OFF Student Volunteers to ask your questions. 

As much information as this resource contains, we know sometimes you have specific questions that you would like to ask. The LIFT OFF team are here to help and would love to hear from you! 

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