Resources

We have collated lots of useful information and resources to help you find your FutureMe. Using the search box at the top of this page, or the filters on the left-hand side of this page, you can find information about applying to higher education, student life, revision, studying from home, and much more. If you are a parent/carer you will find information to help you support your child make an informed choice about their future.

Ofqual Guidance on Vocational and Technical Qualifications Information for students studying a vocational or technical qualification.
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Top Tips for a Competitive Personal Statement Causeway Education have 5 top tips to write a competitive personal statement.
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Childline Resources Childline have put together some tips to keep yourself well during times of uncertainty and how to mange your mental health.
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BBC Bitesize Find learning and revision tools for all ages and all subjects!
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AccessHE Online Courses Access HE have a range of short online courses that are perfect for trying a subject you might be interested in studying later down the line, or for developing an existing interest.
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Virtual Work Experience by Barclays Life Skills We might be social distancing but that doesn't mean you can't get some great work experience. Barclay's have joined forced with Freeform to provide 'virtual work experience' which will give you the chance to learn more about an industry and the skills you
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Medical School Fact Sheets by the Medical Schools Council Information and factsheets from the Medical Schools Council for students wishing to study medicine.
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Personal Statement Support by Causeway Education Causeway Education have a number of guides to writing a great personal statement specific to your subject of interest.
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The Prince's Trust Support for Students The Prince's Trust are still on hand to support you while your school is closed.
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Home Learning Activity Pack The Young People's Trust for the Environment are releasing a free activity pack each Friday for the duration of the lock down with activities to be completed independently and as a family.
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Duolingo - Language Learning Duolino is free and fun! Practice the languge you may be learning at school or use this time to learn a new language you can show off to your friends and teachers when you return to school.
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Pearson Home Learning Resources Find free resources to help you brush up on your language skills from home.
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The Nancy Rothwell Award Combine science and art by entering The Nancy Rothwell Award.
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E-Books by the British Library Love reading? Find a range of texts online from the British Library.
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Maths Made Easy - Maths and Science Resources Find resources to help with Maths and Science revision.
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Tynker Coding Resources Take a look at Tynker if you're interested in coding. Or use this time to gain a new skill!
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STEM Home Learning Resources Find a range of activities you can complete at home in Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Technology.
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Physics Revision Tools by Isaac Physics Keep up with your Physics work with these learning resources for GCSE and A Level.
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Studying from Home Aimhigher West Midlands have got some hints and tips for studying from home.
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UCAS Chat Want to know what it's really like to be a student? Have your questions answered by chatting to current students from a number of institutions in the UK. By UCAS.
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Oxplore Do you like questioning the world we live in and taking time to understand different view points? Oxplore allows you to do just that!
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National Careers Service Explore careers in all sectors. Find out more about what is involved in a certain job role and how to get there.
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Youth Employment UK Careers Booklet Take time to think about your Future by completing this Skills and Career booklet by Youth Employment UK.
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The Brilliant Club Great resources to work through at home by the Brilliant Club.
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Prince's Trust Support for Students Lots of really useful resources to help you achieve your goals by the Prince's Trust.
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Amazing Apprenticeships Amazing Apprenticeships have a great set of resources to help you find out what it's like to gain a qualification through an apprenticeship.
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Careers in Energy and Utilities Find out more about a career in Energy and Utilities with Success at School.
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Gatsby Subject Guides Find free subject guides that give information on the subjects you may be studying at school and how these could lead you on to a successful career.
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Success at School Careers Action Plan Take the steps towards your FutureMe by completing a Careers Action Plan.
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Student Finance for Current Students This webpage is useful for current students who have questions about their student finance.
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UCAS Explore Not sure what to do? Explore subjects, locations, universities, and colleges.
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Student Finance Information You can still apply for student finance during this time, get the information you need here.
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Newcastle University FAQ's for Applicants and Future Students Whether you are an offer holder, applicant or interested in studying at Newcastle University in future, these links will provide some useful FAQs to help answer your queries and concerns.
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Durham University FAQ's for Students and Prospective Students FAQ's and information for students and prospective students.
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NCS Programme Sign up for the NCS Summer programme which will be running during the summer. There's the chance to pre-register now!
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What Can? HE Can! - FutureMe Challenge Comic Book This guide is designed to show you how higher education could help you reach your goals. The guide has been made by students, for students, to explain all aspects of higher education in a way that's relevant to you.
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Apprenticeships.gov.uk Are you interested in studying an apprenticeship? Find out how to become an apprentice, what apprenticeships are available, which employers offer them and information about starting your apprenticeship.
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FutureMe Qualification Levels Flyer This useful FutureMe Qualifications levels leaflet provides a handy reference guide for how different qualifications levels relate to each other.
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FutureMe Journey to Higher Education Leaflet The FutureMe Journey to Higher Education leaflet is a handy guide for students who are thinking about their HE journey, with key steps and events mapped out.
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FutureMe What Is Higher Education Flyer The FutureMe What is Higher Education leaflet provides a concise explanation of what Higher Education is and the benefits of studying a HE qualification.
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The FutureMe Celebrities Who Studied HE Chatterbox Resource The FutureMe Celebrity Chatterbox resource lets students see what some celebrities studied at higher education, and opens up for discussion how this influenced their career choices.
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The FutureMe North East Growth Areas Chatterbox Resource The FutureMe Growth Areas Chatterbox resource can be used by students to find out what skills are needed and valued by growth sectors in the North East. It's a way to see what skills are needed for certain jobs, and how interests lead to career goals.
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FutureMe Apprenticeship Leaflet The FutureMe apprenticeship leaflet provides a great overview of apprenticeships. There's information about the different types of apprenticeship and how you would study them, the application process, and an explanation of some of the key terms used.
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FutureMe Higher Education in the North East Quick Guide This FutureMe quick guide provides a useful overview of the different types of HE qualifications available. It breaks down qualification levels and explains what some of the key features are of different qualifications, and what it's like to study them.
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Ready to Study Guide The Ready to Study guide contains advice and guidance for students with health conditions, mental health conditions, disabilities, or learning difficulties who are considering studying higher education.
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Support and Advice by Springpod Find blogs, videos and podcasts about student life, studying a higher education course, and careers by Springpod.
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