What next after Year 11?
After Year 11 you can choose to stay on at school, go to college or do an apprenticeship.
You can find out more about all the pathways in Choices 2021 and via the links below to research which is the right one for you:
Which A levels should I study?
- The Uni Guide: Which A level choices?
- Informed Choices produced by the Russell Group Universities
- Future Finder
- What Are Facilitating Subjects?
Further Education College
There are several colleges within the local area that you could consider. The one you choose will depend on what you want to study, the courses on offer, entry requirements and travel times. Make sure you keep an eye out for Open Days and Taster Events to get a better idea of what's on offer.
If you think you might be ready to enter the world of work but want to continue to study and learn on the job the apprenticeship pathway could be right for you. There are many different types of apprenticeship available so use the links below to register with and start searching for vacancies:
- Become An Apprentice
- All About School Leavers
- Find An Apprenticeship
- Not Going To Uni
- Rate My Apprenticeship
- Target Careers
You can also call 0800 100 900 to chat to a Next Step Careers Adviser from The National Careers Service.