Aspirations; What Next?

Open Events & Taster Days

Pathways Guide for Year 11

UCAS Progress has published an excellent guide for students who are looking forward to their post-GCSE life and want to research more about possible pathways.

Click on the UCAS logo above to find the page.

Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator

A-Level Subject Choices:

Year 11 Guide to A Level subjects  Russell Group has published an excellent guide to choosing A Level subjects, called “Informed Choices. Click below to watch the video and to read the guide:

What should I look for when applying for an Apprenticeship:

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Search Apprenticeships and Jobs

Lunch Time Drop Ins:

We have been overwhelmed by the response to the lunch time drop in sessions. 

Please come along – all year groups welcome. No question too small or too large! Hot topics this week have been Year 11 Taster Days and Year 9 GCSE options, but we have also covered being a professional comedian, becoming an Olympic gymnast, practice interview for a Law degree at York University and assessment centre advice for a student applying for an apprenticeship at Nestle.

So whatever you question please come along to the Aspirations area at lunch time if you have any questions. See you there!

How To Do Well At GCSE:

It’s raining… vacancies in York!

To find out more details and to apply please go to: and enter the vacancy title.    For general information about Apprenticeships please contact York College Business Development Unit on 01904 770368 or e-mail your enquiry to


Click the logos below to view the latest school leaver opportunities:

Network Rail
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Advanced Apprenticeship

Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): School Leaver Programme

Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Higher Apprenticeship

Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Intermediate Apprenticeship

Direct Line
Location(s): South West, Yorkshire & Humberside, Scotland
Programme(s): Advanced Apprenticeship

Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Intermediate Apprenticeship, Advanced Apprenticeship, Higher Apprenticeship

Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Other

Centrica British Gas
Location(s): North West, Scotland, East Midlands
Programme(s): Intermediate Apprenticeship

Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Advanced Apprenticeship, Sponsored Degree Programme, Degree Apprenticeship

Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): School Leaver Programme, Sponsored Degree Programme

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