Further Education

Q & A with Diploma Students

We spoke to students doing the Diploma and found out how it’s going for them so far. What is a Diploma? The Diploma is a qualification for 14-19 year olds which mixes classroom activities with creative thinking and practical work

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Education Changes

New school rules now mean that current year 7s will be the first students to take advantage of staying in education past year 11. So what does this all mean? Moving Up If you’re currently in Year 7, you’ll be

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The Brit School

What do Leona Lewis, Luke from The Kooks, BBC 1xtra DJs Ace and Vis, Kate Nash, and Kellie Shirley aka Carly from Eastenders have in common? They all went to The BRIT School! The BRIT School As Britain’s only free

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Diplomas

The Government is looking to widen the range of education choices for 14-19 year olds. In September 2008 they will be introducing a new qualification called the Diploma. Find out how they will work. What is the Diploma? The Diploma

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Introduction to Diplomas

Diplomas are the new qualifications for 14-19 year olds. Whether you’ve got a career in mind, hope to go to university or just want to see what’s out there, a Diploma is the perfect way to explore your options. What

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Passion For Fashion

Studying the art of shopping Do you love fashion and always know about the latest trends well ahead of your mates? Would you like to get into the fashion industry but aren’t sure how to do it? Working in fashion

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GCSE Results: What Next?

So your GCSE results are in and you’re not sure what to do next. Before you give the special exams helpline a call, why not take a look at our quick guide to some of your options now that GCSEs

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Apply For EMA

If you’re between 16 and 19 years old and fancy doing further study once your GCSEs are over, but are worried about any costs involved, you may be entitled to help. The Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) has given hundreds of

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Do A Levels Confuse You?

The way we do our A Levels has changed quite a bit over the last few years. Previously, when someone did their A Levels, they used to pick three subjects, study them for two years, then do exams. But in

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Further Education: The Basics

Further education can be for people over the compulsory school age – currently 16 in England – but it can also be for people between the ages of 14 and 16 years old. The courses themselves can take place in

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