University and Careers

"Form tutors, the sixth-form team and the on-site careers adviser provide effective support for those applying to university or for apprenticeships. This is an outstanding feature of the school, universally praised by all."                    

Ofsted, June 2016

Ms Carver is the T Carvermember of staff with responsibility for University Transition and Careers Advice.

Ms Carver is available in school between 8.30am and 3.30pm Monday to Thursday inclusive. Her telephone extension is 213 and her email address is tca@dartfordgrammargirls.kent.sch.uk.

During Sixth Form there is, quite naturally, an important focus on the transition from school to higher education and/or the workplace. Whilst a great deal of information is delivered to students during the school day we believe it is useful to share links to websites that will support students as well as resources that will help parents/carers to support our students.

 

University Application Resources for Students:

An important part of the student application is the Personal Statement. Information and advice on what to include and how to structure it can be found by clicking Here

Students can access a wide range of videos to help with all aspects of the application process by clicking Here

The UCAS news app is available to download for free by clicking Here.

 

University Resources for Parents and Carers

The official 'Parent Guide' to the university application process can be found by clicking Here

Information, resources and videos to guide parents and carers through the stages of the application process can be found by clicking Here.

An additional information tool containing advice, hints and tips to help support students through the application process can be found by clicking Here

Careers Resources

Information about the Post A-Level Higher Level apprenticeships our students should focus on and how to apply for them can be found by clicking on the following links:

 

Guidance and Information

Some Sixth Form students may be undecided about their future intentions, in which case it might be helpful for the students to complete the Morrisby Online Assessment, a flexible online careers tool, based on psychometric assessments, which can help students when making decisions regarding the next step to reach their ideal career. The assessment costs £25 for DGGS students and can be taken in school. Further information and a letter can be collected from Ms Carver; in the meantime you may wish to refer to the Morrisby website by clicking Here