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advice sites

Advice & Support Sites

Careers Advice Pages Visit our careers section to find out about work placements, benefits, job and career tips and more.
Minimum Wage Information - With a few exceptions, all workers in the UK aged 16 or over are legally entitled to be paid a minimum amount per hour.
Do you need help or someone to talk to?

The Urgent section of the Sparksite allows you to identify what is bothering you, such as not getting on with their family or problems at school/college, and find the services in their local area that are best placed to offer advice and support.
Get your voice heard on issues important to you.  Share your thoughts and ideas with other young people in Wiltshire and across the world. Sparksite is a brilliant opportunity to get involved in writing for the web, and it can help your get your work credited for exams and other certificates. Sparksite can help your get started in your chosen career and provide supporting evidence required when you are working towards those important qualifications.
police badge Ask questions relating to Policing and Community Issues.  Our email address is under the HOW TO CONTACT section of the page.  We answer questions as and when we get opportunity to check our emails, so the answer might not come back straight away, however, we will endeavour to answer in as much detail as possible.
Constable Kevin Harmsworth, Melksham
ChildLine-Logo ChildLine is the free national 24-hour helpline for children in trouble or danger.Trained volunteer counsellors comfort, advise and protect desperate children who feel they have nowhere else to turn.
ceops The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP). The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is part of UK police and is dedicated to protecting children from sexual abuse wherever they may be.
careers adv National Careers Advice Service - Deciding what's best for you depends on your personal circumstances and what you enjoy doing. If you're unsure about what you want to do next, we can help you...
gov.uk logo GCSEs are available in more than 40 academic and eight 'applied' subjects. The applied subjects are related to a broad area of work, such as engineering or tourism. You can also take many GCSEs as short courses...
nat curriculum Subject list and curriculum information for Keys Stage 3 and Key Stage 4...

UCAS - Higher education offers a diverse range of institutions and courses such as first degrees, higher national diplomas or foundation degrees, amongst others...




Plan your study and work. Your choices at 14, 16 and 18, routes to different qualifications and job sectors and career tools to help you decide.

We hope you find the links shown here and on other pages of the Melksham Oak Community School website informative and useful. We wish to point out that it is no way responsible for the content of these sites, and we make no specific recommendations with regard to them. If you have any issues regarding the content of any site mentioned, or if you would like to recommend a site for inclusion, please let us know.

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