Qualifications

Things to do instead of college when you leave school

If you’re leaving school this year, you may be thinking you don’t want to go on to sixth-form or college to study for your A-levels. Perhaps you’ve had enough of education or want to...  

What can I do with my A-levels?

Maybe you’re thinking about studying A-levels but aren’t quite sure what options they can lead to. Or perhaps you’re in the throes of an A-level course and want to know a bit more about...  

Video: New GCSEs: What's changing?

GCSEs are changing. English and maths will look different, and the grading system is being updated. If you're confused, take a look at this video to suss out this differences in under 2 minutes: Are...  

How to make sense of qualification levels

NVQ, RQF, BTEC, IB – there’s an alphabet soup of qualifications out there, which can make it confusing if you need to know how they compare. Maybe you're wondering "What is level 3 equivalent...  

What is the difference between the IGCSE and the GCSE?

If you’re reading this article, the chances are you’ve heard about the IGCSE and are pondering the question “What’s the difference between the IGCSE and the GCSE?” 'Don't...  

Everything you ever wanted to know about further and higher education

Want to spend four years studying Vikings? Or maybe you’d like to take a term to learn all about Pokémon. What about three years becoming an absolute expert on Gothic studies? They’re...  

What are A-levels?

A-levels are the traditional qualifications that are offered by schools and colleges for students aged between 16 and 19. Short for Advanced Level, A-levels come after GCSEs. They usually focus...  

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