Parent and Carer Area (Careers)

80.75% of students say their parents help them to make key careers decisions

This section of the website is aimed at helping parents and carers source information to help support young people in their future decisions. Below you will find three helpful sections; information about education options, types of jobs and local opportunities.  Talking Futures provide free resources, activities and practical guidance to help you support your child’s careers and education choices. 

Parent Resources

Education Options

There are a variety of educational routes available to students when they leave De Lisle. Click each button below to find out more.

Apprenticeship information T levels Local alternative providers
Local sixth forms University  


Local Further Education Colleges

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Types of Jobs

Students who have a vision of where they want to be in the future may find it easier to plan their next steps more easily. To help students and parents to get an idea of what types of jobs are out there we would suggest looking at a number of these websites:

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Local Opportunities

With developments in technology there are now numerous jobs that did not exist 10 years ago. It is important to keep up to date with what is happening locally, nationally and internationally. In regards to local opportunities, the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) are leading the way in a number of exciting developments with a range of sectors including space, low carbon, and digital. Click the buttons below for more information:

Parents Labour Market Video

Short video guide to the labour market

Parents World of Work Video

Watch jobs and career videos from lots of local industries


Below you will find some useful posters and booklets to understand the different qualifications, career journey and other resources.

Careers journey

See how our students will receive careers education during their time with us

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Download our Young Persons 'World of Work' guide

Helpful qualifications

Download our helpful qualifications chart