Support for young people from choosing GCSE options in year 9, to leaving compulsory education at 18

GCSE Options

Links to advice on choosing GCSE options in year 9, and where it could lead you in the future


Post 16 Choices

What are you options for when you leave school at 16? You need to be in some form of education or training until you turn 18 – this could be college, apprenticeships or a traineeship. Find out more about your options and get advice on choosing what’s best for you


Post 18 Choices

After finishing compulsory education, there are still lots of options open to you. From doing an apprenticeship, going to university or getting a job.


Home Learning

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that lots of parents are now having to home school their children. Below are a list of places to find advice and resources for Home Learning

Coronavirus (COVID 19): list of online education resources for home education – websites and resources approved by the UK government

Safer Schools Home Learning Hub: free library of resources to support parents and carers who are taking the time to help their children be safer online

Supporting your children’s education during coronavirus: www.gov.uk/guidance/supporting-your-childrens-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19


Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline

The Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline is available to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline by calling:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours:
Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm
Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm



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