Post-16

What next after GCSEs?

If your child is one of the many 15 to 16 year olds who have just received their GCSE results, it is likely that they will be going into some form of further education or training. So what are the qualifications and learning routes available?

Nearly 80% of young people stay in learning after Year 11 and this is likely to rise because young people are worried about the recession. One in five of 15 to 16 year olds have changed their mind about leaving school to find a job and more than two in five are thinking more carefully about the subjects or qualifications they choose.

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