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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

St. George's University on the value of international medical training

St. George’s University on the value of international medical training

Dr. Marios Loukas, the Dean of the School of Medicine at St. George’s University, Grenada, discusses the value of an international medical training programme

Wellington College on the state of play with final exams

Wellington College on the state of play with final exams

The Master of Wellington College James Dahl asks if it's time to consider whether final exams are the best and fairest way to measure student attainment

Elevator pitch: Why study Geography?

Elevator pitch: Why study Geography?

We may have GPS, but the world still needs expert explorers, researchers, mappers, data gatherers and problem solvers. Two experts in the field give their elevator pitch for why Geography is cool and where studying it…

MPW on its fresh thinking for 14+ students

MPW on its fresh thinking for 14+ students

With a new London boarding option and bespoke approach to GCSE, A level and beyond MPW offers a fresh take on 14+ options. Absolutely Education finds out more

Hampstead Fine Arts College on the value of vocational qualifications

Hampstead Fine Arts College on the value of vocational qualifications

Candida Cave, Principal of Hampstead Fine Arts College, says it’s time to end our snobbery over vocational qualifications

Benenden School on building an enterprise mindset

Benenden School on building an enterprise mindset

Samantha Price, Headmistress of Benenden School, discusses the importance of developing entrepreneurship in our schools

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Hampstead Fine Arts College on the value of vocational qualifications
Benenden School on building an enterprise mindset
Oakham School talks about the rise of entrepreneurship
A parents' guide to teenage sleep
Student choices – alternative pathways at 18+
More House School on being open to business
Hurst College – shifting perspectives on higher-education choices
Making of me: Dwayne Fields on schooldays in Jamaica and London
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