A summary of the choices your child has once they are 16 years old

  • What your child chooses to do after Year 11 can have a big impact on their future. Things they need to consider are the type of qualification they are going to study; what type of learning suits them best (classroom or practical); and which subjects they enjoy. This guide gives a summary of all the qualification options your child might want to consider after GCSE and what studying them involves, including:


    • A levels;
    • BTEC;
    • T levels;
    • Other qualifications;
    • Workplace options.