Choices and opportunities

Looks at the various pathways and opportunities available for young people

A Level and GCSE Results Days

The 2017 Results Day flyer (pdf format, 200Kb) is for all young people getting their results this summer. It highlights places to go for information and advice about post-16 options and seeking employment.

Oxcentric - IAG website for young people in Oxfordshire

This website has a wealth of information for young people in Oxfordshire. In particular relation to education and careers there is:

To sign up to a weekly email bulletin of 400+ opportunities suitable for young people aged 16-19 (25 with learning difficulties and disabilities) please email opportunities@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Everything you need to know can be found on the following national and local websites:

Personal development opportunities for young people

Vocational pathways

From September 2013 FE Colleges can offer full-time courses to 14 year olds which include GCSEs alongside vocational qualifications. There are also new study centres opening to support vocational education called Studio Schools and University Technical Colleges (UTCs). These are places where young people can go to take a more vocational route in specialist subjects from 14 years old.

See a list of centres planned to open in Oxfordshire and neighbouring counties (pdf format, 56Kb).