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Following our successful sixth form open evening in October many year 11 students will now be busy making decisions about which post 16 courses to study. For students who are thinking further ahead to university while many degrees will be open to accepting a range of subjects some courses will require or prefer you to have specific subjects. To find out the essential, useful and typical subjects to have for a range of courses the following website is very useful:

https://university.which.co.uk/advice/a-level-choices/what-a-levels-do-youneed-for-the-degree-you-want-to-study 

Apprenticeships offer a real and exciting pathway for post 16 students who want to get into the world of work, gain skills and hands on experience, a salary and qualifications on the job. Many prestigious companies in different industries offer a range of apprenticeships at different levels with some even offering the opportunity of a degree. The following websites are good places to start looking:

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch

https://www.ucas.com/apprenticeships-in-the-uk