Careers Information

Careers Programme Information

Information about our Careers Programme.

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Careers Implementation

Information about the CEIAG programme at King James I Academy.

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Contact Information

Contact information for our Careers department.

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Careers Policy

Read our Careers Policy

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Careers Resources and Links

Transition from Year 11

Durham Works- Durham Works is part of Durham County Council , working with young people aged 16 - 24 years.Helping young people to find a route into employment, training or education. Please click link to find out more information.

King James Academy Sixth Form
Durham Works


Careers Information:

Higher Education & University

Durham University
HE Finance
Newcastle University
Northumbria University
Parent Guide to University
Sunderland University
Teesside University
The Guardian: Profiles of every university course
University comparison site
University Open Days

Further Education

Bishop Auckland College
The Northern School of Art
Darlington College
Houghall College Durham- agriculture, horticulture, landbased course
New College Durham
Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College

Armed Forces

Army Careers Advice
RAF Careers
Royal Navy


Career Exploration

BBC Bitesize Careers
Career Builder
Careers Box
Icould: Real stories to inspire your career
My Career Springboard
National Careers Service

STEM Careers

Maths Careers


General Information

Accountancy school leavers' website
All About Law
Battery manufacturing
BBC Bitesize - Explore Careers by Job Sectors
Big Ambition: Careers Advice for Digital Media
Careers In Aerospace
Careers in Family Law
Careers in Social Care
Careers In Sport
Careers in the Hotel and Catering industry
Careers in the National Health Service
Careerscope: Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism
Digital Careers
Durham Works
Engineering Careers
IT Careers
Law Careers
Legal Profession, career path, jobs, information
National Grid Careers
Off Shore Careers
Renewable Careers
The Car Industry
Think Power Sector
Why study languages?

Labour Market Information

LMI For All



National Apprenticeship Site

National Apprentice Recruitment

Not Going To Uni

 Gap Year

Gap Year Possibilities


 CVs, Job Applications & Interviews

How to write a cracking CV

Job Search

Jobseekers UK Govt.


Virtual Work Experience and Webinars

The organisation below is offering a range of virtual work experience for students 14-18 year olds, with placements lasting a day to a week, blended, in person and virtual.

Speakers for Schools


Name Job Title Telephone Number Email Address
A. Goddard Progression Tutor 01388 603388
L. Mulryan Associate Assistant Headteacher Personal Development - Careers Lead 01388 603388