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School Leavers

For parents thinking about what happens next. Here you’ll find a wealth of information on gap year opportunities and university applications. Leaving school can be as daunting as it is exciting and in this section we aim to inform and inspire.

School Leavers Articles

Making of Me: Isabella Pappas on schooldays at ArtsEd

Making of Me: Isabella Pappas on schooldays at ArtsEd

With major award nominations under her belt and a key role in Finding Alice, Isabella Pappas talks acting, writing and the best of times at school

Taunton School students complete university preparation course

Taunton School international students make the grade

Taunton School has introduced a university preparation course for its international students and the first cohort have now received offers from universities

Mayfield's Head of Careers on the importance of agile thinking

Mayfield’s Head of Careers on the importance of agile thinking

Academic achievements may open the doors to employment, but an agile mindset is just as crucial to success in the world of work, says Mayfield School's Head of Careers Amanda Glubb

In conversation with Mark Bailey of Dukes Education

In conversation with Mark Bailey of Dukes Education

As former High Master of St Paul's and Head of Leeds Grammar, Professor Mark Bailey brings top-flight experience to his new role with the Dukes Education family. Absolutely Education finds out more

Roots: Lasting legacy with the DofE Award scheme

Roots: Lasting legacy with the DofE Award scheme

Among the many touching tributes to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh was the outpouring of warmth and positivity about the DofE Award scheme, which began life in 1956. It continues to give opportunities that change lives, and…

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Making of Me: Isabella Pappas on schooldays at ArtsEd
Taunton School international students make the grade
Mayfield's Head of Careers on the importance of agile thinking
How to choose the best school for your child – the Absolutely Education guide, in association with SFS Group
In conversation with Mark Bailey of Dukes Education
Roots: Lasting legacy with the DofE Award scheme
Lancing College on supporting students in a challenging jobs market
International medicine – studying at St. George's University, Grenada
Hay Festival's Free Programme for Schools – inspiration for all ages
Sporting chances – Gordon's School on developing soft skills
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