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West of England Careers Hub


On this page you will find a series of signposts to some of the many Career Resources that are currently available in the West of England Region and Nationally. 
As you know, as a Careers Hub we do not promote or endorse any specific products.   
Please note that these sites are aimed at a variety of stakeholders, you may want to familiarise yourself with them before sharing. 

Career Pilot Resources

Career Pilot Resources

Benchmark Specific Resources

The Gatsby Benchmarks are a framework of 8 guidelines that define the best careers provision in schools. Below is a list of links to help support you in your work towards achieving the Benchmarks

Careers and Enterprise Company Resource Directory

Careers and Enterprise Company Gatsby Benchmark Resources

Career Pilot Gatsby Benchmark Resources and activity guide

College Gatsby Toolkit

Mainstream Gatsby Toolkit

SEND Gatsby Toolkit

Primary Gatsby Toolkit

SEND Resources

CEC Resources Guide - SEND

National Collaborative Outreach Resources

Delivering the Office for Students Uni Connect Programme, supporting young peoples progression into Higher Education.

The Western Outreach Network (WON) is a partnership of universities and HE colleges working with schools in the West of England

WIN (Wessex Inspiration Network) is the Bath and North Somerset Area Partnership of Universities and Colleges.

Future Quest is the Bristol and South Gloucestershire Area Partnership of Universities and Colleges.

University Outreach Resources

Each University offer a range of activities to schools as part of their outreach programme. Below are a list of offers available in our region.

Bristol University

University of the West of England

Gloucester University

University of Bath

Bath Spa University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff University

South Gloucestershire & Stroud College Higher Education

Bristol City College Higher Education

Benchmark 4 Careers in the Curriculum Teacher Resources

Below is a selection of resources available to help deliver Careers In the Curriculum. The new CEC Resources guide supports delivery of the Gatsby Benchmarks and resources are conveniently matched to each keystage, and includes support for students with SEND.

CEC My Learning My Future Lesson plans covering 27 different subjects

CEC Benchmark 4 Resources Guide



Success at School 

Careerpilot Keystage 3 Resources

Careerpilot Keystage 4 Resources

Careerpilot Post 16 Resources

Inspiring the Future

Cre8tive Resources - Careers in the Curriculum

Useful weblinks linking curriculum to careers - English 

Useful weblinks linking curriculum to careers - Maths 

Useful weblinks linking curriculum to careers - Religious Education & Religious, Moral & Philosophical Studies 

Useful weblinks linking curriculum to careers - Science 

Please note that this is just a selection of useful websites linking curriculum to careers. More resources will be added as and when they become available.

CEC - Careers in Context

Careers in Context, a can do guide

Virtual Encounter Resources

For guidance, information and resources on delivering virtual encounters please visit our page Guidance on Virtual encounters here

Overview of Career Platforms

Overview of Career Platforms

Apprenticeships, Traineeships & Supported Internships