John Hampden Grammar School

Career Resources available in the LRC



There is a comprehensive Careers Library located in the Schools LRC

The following is a selection of some of the publications available:-


  • Prospectuses
  • ‘How to get into’ medical school, Oxbridge, Engineering
  • Information to assist students in researching courses/universities
  • Choosing your degree course
  • How to complete your UCAS application
  • Heap Guide
  • Times University Guide, Virgin University Guide



  • Top 100 apprenticeship employers
  • Local employer opportunities, Martin Baker, Elga Water, Mars, Network Rail, BMW


Specific Career guides

  • Journalism
  • Engineering
  • Teaching
  • Architecture
  • Social work
  • Business
  • Law
  • Getting into business and economics
  • The Actors business plan/The excellent audition guide
  • Working in Science


BMAT Guides

UKCAT Guides


Interview and career decision guides

            What Colour is your parachute?

            Putting your mind set to work

            Why You – 101 Interview questions you’ll never fear again    CV writing skills

            Interview Skills

            C.V. writing


Gap Year guides

Studying abroad