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Pool Academy

Parent/Carer Area

"80.75% of students say their parents help them to make key careers decisions"

This section of Pool Academy’s website is aimed at helping parents and carers source information to help support young people in their future decisions. Below you will find three helpful sections; information about education options, types of jobs and local opportunities.

Education Options

There are a variety of educational routes available to students when they leave Pookl Academy. Click each button below to find out more:


Further Education


Alternative Providers

SEND Support and Providers


Kehelland Trust

Newquay Orchard


Types of Jobs

Students who have a vision of where they want to be in the future may find it easier to plan their next steps more easily. To help students and parents to get an idea of what types of jobs are available, we would suggest looking at the following websites:


National Careers Service


Local Opportunities

With developments in technology there are now numerous jobs that did not exist 15 years ago. It is important to keep up to date with what is happening locally, nationally and internationally.

In regards to local opportunities, Cornwall and Isle of Scilly are leading the way in a number of exciting developments with a range of sectors including space, geothermal engineering, mining and IT. Click the buttons below for more information:

Labour Market Statistics booklet

Cornwall Labour Market Information Presentation

Get Involved

Pool Academy work with a number of businesses who support our careers programme. If you or your business would like to support our activities in the future please email

Careers Programme

Below you will find an overview of how students will receive careers education during their time with us:


Pool Academy is part of the Athena Learning Trust which is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, Company No 08150106. An exempt charity. Registered Office: Hurdon Road, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 9JR