Investing in your Son/ Daughter’s Future
Research has consistently shown that parents and carers are the most influential factor in students’ decisions about the future. Your support and encouragement influences their choices, and the guidance you provide will be invaluable to their eventual achievements and career pathways. This might feel a little daunting…the jobs of the future may be very different from your own experiences and choices. In fact, they may not even been invented yet!
There are some very simple and practical steps you can take to support your child.
Talk to them about their current educational attainment and estimated grades and encourage them to aim high (the skills shortages of the future will be in higher level jobs)
Together with a range of career professionals, businesses and training providers we will support your son’s/daughter’s career development in a number of ways including:
You are welcome to attend your child’s careers meeting and we encourage you to contact Oakwood High School if you need any more help or information.