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Sources of Help And Advice - KS4

The Don't Stop website will help students to find out more about going on to higher education and university.

The government's Parentscentre website has a number of publications giving information about options available.

The City and Guilds site has more information about City and Guilds qualifications.

The International Baccalaureate Organization has more information on the Diploma.

The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority has information on recognised qualifications.

The Careers Gateway  has information on possible careers and the qualifications needed.

The Advisory Centre for Education offers information about state education in England and Wales for parents of school age children. They have a general advice line 0808 800 5793, an exclusion information line 020 7704 9822 and an exclusion advice line 0808 800 0327.

Parentline Plus offers support to anyone parenting a child. The website has useful information and a message board that lets you talk to other parents.

National Black Boys Can Association, a national organisation that supports Black boys between the ages of 9 and 16, has a handbook, Empowering Black Parents to Empower Their Sons (

Friends, Families and Travellers gives advice and information to Travellers, whether traditional or new, settled or on the road. Telephone 01273 234 777.

The Refugee Council has advice lines providing impartial advice on the asylum process, support and entitlements to refugees and asylum seekers. Telephone for general enquiries: 020 7346 6700.

The Real Histories Directory supports teachers, parents and the wider community in teaching and learning about cultural diversity in the UK.