Start in Cheshire and Warrington

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Cheshire & Warrington is an exciting place to live, learn and work. Start in Cheshire & Warrington brings together the best information and inspiration about careers and study in this thriving region.

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Our economy has doubled over the last 20 years and could double again over the next twenty.

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One of the most successful and fastest growing economies in the country.

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21,334 digital sector workers in Cheshire and Warrington.

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42% of the workforce in Cheshire and Warrington is qualified to level 4 or higher.

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Information for Students

Start in Cheshire & Warrington will help you to discover your future and navigate your journey through education and in to the world of work. Register to create an account so that you can start building your profile and receive personalised information and advice.

Choosing GCSE Options

If you're in Year 8 or Year 9 then you're soon going to need to choose what GCSE subjects or alternative qualifications you're going to study for the next stage of your education journey.

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Post-16 Options

At some point in Year 11 you will have a decision to make about how you are going to continue your education after your GCSE exams.

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Post-18 Options

As you come to the end of your sixth form or college education you have a decision to make about how you are going to continue your education or career.

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Information for Parents & Carers

Start in Cheshire & Warrington will help you to understand the choices that young people face as they progress through their education and in to employment. You’ll find a wide range of information and advice about study pathways and careers. Check out some articles below to get started.

Choosing GCSE Options

Make sure your child is making the right choices for GCSE.

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Post-16 Options Explained

College, apprenticeship or sixth form? What’s the difference?

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Post-18 Options Explained

Is university the only option and what help is available?

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Apprenticeships. What’s Involved?

Benefits of apprenticeships and the opportunities they provide.

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Information for Educators

Start in Cheshire & Warrington can be used by schools and colleges to support current and future students with their career development and choices. Find out more below.

Current students

Using Start in Cheshire & Warrington helps schools and colleges to embed a digital solution as part of their broader careers provision to accelerate progress towards the Gatsby benchmarks and support student transition from school and college to employment.

In addition to the wide range of information, tools and resources available schools and colleges can also access support to implement and embed a plan for using Start in Cheshire & Warrington with staff and students. Contact us for more information.

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Information for Employers

Start in Cheshire & Warrington can help you to reach thousands of students in schools and colleges to positively influence and inform the choices of a wide and diverse range of future talent.

The Pledge

Pledge to get involved and help to shape the skills and aspirations of the next generation.

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Three Minute Hero

Everyone has a story to tell and the Three Minute Hero campaign can help you to share it. Record and share your career story with young people across Cheshire & Warrington.

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Profile your business for free on Start in Cheshire & Warrington

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What’s Next? Virtual Events

Talk to the experts about your next steps and options, whether that’s Higher Education, volunteering or starting an Apprenticeship.

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Free online AI course

Free online courses for anyone aged 13 or over to boost your digital skills.

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The September Promise

The September Promise offers 1:1 support, weekly employability sessions and skills events.

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College Open Days

Get a feel for college-life before you apply by taking part in one of the virtual open days on offer from the colleges near you.

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