Post-16 Pathways

( Published: 25/11/2021)

Advanced Level? Advanced Vocational? Apprenticeship? T-Level? Whalley Range 11-18 High School students have a number of exciting options when it comes to studying after Year 11. Let’s take a look at them in more detail!

When it comes to finishing GCSE studies, there are so many potential courses and destinations for young people to choose from. It is important to know that the various pathways all offer an excellent route to further study and employment.

The video below is a great starting point for you to understand more about these different pathways and their benefits:

New for this academic year, T-Levels are an exciting 2-year qualification that can be studied as an alternative to Advanced Levels, other post-16 courses or an apprenticeship. They bring classroom learning and an extended industry placement together on a course designed with businesses and employers. To find out more about T-Levels, visit the website:

To find out lots more about post-16 choices, we highly recommend visiting Start, a valuable resource for discovering more about what to study and where to study it. Just click the link below to begin:

We hope this provides support in making these choices.

Learn more about Careers Advice at Whalley Range 11-18 High School.

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