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Applying for 6 th Forms, Colleges and Apprenticeships in Kent. www.kentchoices4u.com
Planning your future You are coming to the end of Year 11and it is time to take control of your future The next two years are considered to be so important for building the foundations of your future life, that the government has raised the age of participation. This means….
What is Raising the Participation Age? …. if you are currently in Year 11, you will have to continue in education or training until the end of the school year in which you turn 17.
What is Raising the Participation Age? …. if you are currently in Year 10 or below, you will have to continue until your 18th birthday, as the majority of young people already do.
What is Raising the Participation Age? But …. This does not necessarily mean you have to stay on at school after Year 11 if you don’t want to, as you will have a choice about how you participate.
What is Raising the Participation Age? You could: stay on in full time education, such as school or college do an Apprenticeship Work or volunteer and study part-time
Planning Your Future part 2 Sources of advice and Guidance Your school’s careers tutor Parents/carers Teachers Friends Sources of information www.kentchoices4u.com www.direct.gov.uk/NationalCareersService
www.kentchoices4u.comwww.kentchoices4u.com is a one stop website that: Has information on all the opportunities available to young people aged 16-19 in Kent Allows Year 11 learners to apply online Tracks applications Allows school careers tutors to monitor applications to check for learners who need further support