Changes to A Levels and AS Levels from 2015

Changes to A Levels and AS Levels from 2015

The government and Ofqual have announced major changes to A levels and AS levels in England mostly beginning in September 2015. The key changes to A levels: Since 2014, there has no longer been a January assessment window. This change applies to current A levels as...
Great Personal Development Opportunity for Teenagers

Great Personal Development Opportunity for Teenagers

To stop your teenager from saying ”I’m bored!” this October  half-term, why not send them on a one week course (including a three-night activity trip away) and 30 hours voluntary work in the community?  This great new programme is part of the...
What to do after leaving school

What to do after leaving school

  Pictured: Brathay Apprentice Challenge winners, Team Pepsi With nearly half a million students starting an undergraduate degree each year, university can often seem the only option for a school leaver. However, rising tuition fees, expensive living costs and an...
Government Funded Volunteering Overseas with ICS

Government Funded Volunteering Overseas with ICS

International Citizen Service (ICS) is a once-in-a-lifetime volunteering opportunity open to all 18 to 25-year-olds, backed by the UK government. It gives you the chance to work side-by-side with local volunteers in developing countries, to make a meaningful...
Nurture High Effectiveness in Your Teenager

Nurture High Effectiveness in Your Teenager

For teenagers life can often feel like finding their path through a jungle.  And it’s no walk in the park for the parents of teenagers either. In his book, ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens’, author Sean Covey attempts to provide “a compass...
Careers Advice for Parents ~ Partner Organisations

Careers Advice for Parents ~ Partner Organisations

  Organisations That Recommend This Site to ParentsAccess Southampton Alderman Peel High School, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk Al Yasmina School, Abu Dhabi, UAE Allerton Grange High School, Leeds, West Yorkshire Allerton High School, Leeds, West Yorkshire...