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Skills

What are your skills? Start thinking about them now so you are ready to complete application forms to sixth form, college, apprenticeships or university. 

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Start by thinking about everything you have done, talk to family and friends to make sure you haven’t forgotten anything. Then think about what skills you have used or developed. Here are some examples.  Babysitting shows you can take responsibility. A paper round is evidence you can hold down a job and are punctual and reliable. Raising money for charity shows you are committed and have ideas. If you are in a sports team it proves you can work with others. 

Team Work

Important skills for nearly all careers include communication, team work and being able to follow instructions and learn new things. Have a look at:

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/youngpeople/Pages/Youngpeople.aspx