Mother and teenage son sitting outside after completing GCSE exams: The Parents' Guide to

My child is 14-16 years old

Our interactive online guides provide you with the most up to date information on what choices are available after GCSE. Should they stay at the same school, choose a different school, go to college, take an apprenticeship or start a job with training? What will suit your child best?


We’ll guide you all the way.

Have a look inside one of our guides ...

 "Parental engagement has a large and positive effect on children’s learning"

Department for Education, Gov UK

All 16 year olds must undertake some further education until they are 18. Explore all their options here.

The rapid and far-reaching developments of Coronavirus have resulted in sudden, dramatic life-style changes .

With exams cancelled and school closed, learn how your chid can stand out from others when applying to the next stage

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Wherever we refer to ‘parents’ we mean ‘parents and carers.’ This includes grandparents, older siblings or any other  person with significant caring responsibilities for children.