Yearly Archives: 2019

Post-16 Options for Year 11 Students

11/10/2019

1. What are the choices? Post-16, students can choose to: apply to study A Levels at a school Sixth Form or Sixth Form College (SFC) apply to study for a Vocational qualification (e.g. BTEC, Level 2 or Level 3 Diploma) at a Further Education (FE) college or SFC where these are offered apply for an […]

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Work experience tips for Y10s

26/06/2019

How to find a work experience placement Article from Indigo Magazine, part of Indigo Experience of any kind is an essential part of preparing yourself for the professional world of work. Organising your own experience outside of term time is worth considering. The long summer holidays provide a great opportunity to gain work experience. Securing […]

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Understanding the Teen Brain

07/06/2019

It doesn’t matter how smart teens are or how well they scored on the SAT or ACT. Good judgment isn’t something they can excel in, at least not yet. The rational part of a teen’s brain isn’t fully developed and won’t be until age 25 or so. In fact, recent research has found that adult […]

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