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Careers Information for Students

Uplands School aims to help you:

  • Be prepared for adulthood.
  • Be as independent as possible.
  • Have all the information and support you need to make choices for your future.
  • Know what you are good at and enjoy doing.
  • Know how that can help you and others now and in the future.
  • Know about different jobs.
  • Have a happy life by using your skills and hobbies to help yourself and others.
  • Develop your employability skills e.g. searching for jobs, writing your CV, making job applications and practising interview skills.
  • Develop your work skills to help you be successful in volunteering and employment in the future.


Here are some resources for you to look at:

Careers Pilot – learn more about yourself and your strengths and interests and utilise this information to look for information on a range of job sectors Careerpilot : Plan your future work & study


Down Syndrome Workfit - helping young people with a diagnosis of Down Syndrome into work and supporting their employer to support them. Workfit | Connecting employers and employees (


Get Ahead – explore education, training and the world of work – interesting magazines and resources to read Get Ahead | Disability Rights UK


Help yourself prepare for adulthood: Preparing for Adulthood: All Tools & Resources - NDTi 


Swindon SEND local offer - discover what support is available locally in Swindon: Swindon Local Offer - Swindon SEND Local Offer


If you want any further help or information then speak to your teacher