Take A Tour To Find The Right Place For You
Attending an open day is a great chance to learn a lot about the ethos and culture of a sixth form or college. It’s an opportunity for you to tour the school and grounds and see everything from the classrooms and library to the dinner hall and sports facilities
Colleges With Special Focus
Some schools, academies and colleges specialise in vocational subjects and offer bespoke curriculums to help students on the way to their chosen careers. Some have a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths)or health focus, while others specialise in the likes of music, dance and performing arts and broadcast media.
Exciting Time With New Adventures To Enjoy
Whilst change can often be frightening, it can also be exciting, opening doors and awakening fresh opportunities and adventures upon which to embark. For Year 11 students, that change is the next step on the journey to achieving your dreams and aspirations. But, what does that change actually look like? There’s lots to look forward to when you step foot through the door as a new Year 12 student.
Extra Support For Students Who Need It
For those of you who need extra support as you move onto the next stage of your education, there are many different paths available. Organisations and services providing support will work together to help you continue your education and training, or find a job, and it gives you a greater say in the support you need and how it’s provided.
Making Revision A Less Overwhelming Task
Starting revision can be more than a little daunting and let’s be honest, poring over piles of notes and textbooks, is probably the last thing you want to do. But don’t forget it’s all for a good cause–your future–and there are many ways to make the task more manageable and less overwhelming.
Which University Is The Right Fit For You?
For most of you, choosing a university isn’t going to be a quick process as there are lots of factors to consider. When starting to look at the different options, it’s better to consider the course you want to study first before looking at where it’s offered.
Preparing Teenagers For University Life
Mental wellbeing is an important part of university life – so how can parents and carers help? Is there a teenager in your household heading to university later this year? For many, this will be their first time living away from home – and parents and carers are going to want to help them get ready.
Tips To Keep Yourself -And Your Stuff- Safe
You're away from home for the first time with the freedom to do whatever you want, whenever you want. But it also means that now you alone are responsible for your own safety and welfare. It’s also on you to ensure that all of your belongings are secure and not at any risk.
What If University Isn't Right For You?
If you’ve decided that university isn’t the right choice for you but you’re still keen to continue in education then there are other options available.
Higher National Certificates (HNCs) and Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) can boost your career prospects and earning potential.
Apprenticeships Case Study: Building A Career With The Council
An apprenticeship is a real job combined with studying, allowing you to gain nationally-recognised qualifications and competencies whilst earning a wage.
Apprentices earn and learn at the same time and gain valuable hands-on experience along with new skills and knowledge in the workplace.