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This Planning your future area is where you can get all sorts of information, advice and guidance that will help you make the right decisions for your future.
It includes these sections:
- Year 8/9 Options
In Year 8/9, young people make a choice about which subjects to study in Years 10 and 11. This is a big decision — but there’s help here, telling you how to choose your subjects, find out more, and make your plan.
- Beyond 16
This will help you make decisions about what to do when you finish Year 11. Education, Apprenticeships, Foundation Learning and jobs are all covered, and there’s loads of help with career planning.
- What next? Special choices post 16
What next? is our guide for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, explaining their options after Year 11.
- Year 13 Options
This is our guide to post-18 options, with information about your choices, finding out more, and where to get advice.
- Higher Education
Thinking about going to university or college to take a higher education (HE) course? Our Higher Education webpages tell you everything you need to know about HE, from choosing courses to student life, making your application, cash facts, taking a year out and more...
- World of work
We all know just how changeable the job market can be and it’s important to know about this when you are planning your career or looking for a job. World of work gives you local information and the lowdown on what’s happening across all the various job sectors.
- Getting a job
Our step-by-step guide to help you find, apply for and get the job you want! It includes information on everything from job hunting to applications forms, CVs, interviews/assessments and starting work.
- Revision, exams and results
This part of Planning your future gives you information and links to a range of useful websites that will help you if you are taking exams in Years 10/11 and 13.
Page last updated 28 January 2013