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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

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…

Lancing College on supporting students in a challenging jobs market

Lancing College on supporting students in a challenging jobs market

Diana Cree, Director External Relations and Communications at Lancing College, discusses how to support young people in a challenging jobs market and enhance their career opportunities

International medicine – studying at St. George's University, Grenada

International medicine – studying at St. George’s University, Grenada

Bob Ryan, Dean of Admissions at St. George’s University in Grenada, discusses what to consider if your child is considering an international medical school

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