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Studying and working in the Fly-Baden area, SouthWest Germany

When we were invited to check out what the German city of Karlsruhe, the spa town of Baden-Baden and Europa-Park theme park have to offer students, The Student Blogger jumped at the opportunity to see the study and employment opportunities on offer first-hand. Here’s his report… Karlsruhe Karlsruhe is the second-largest city in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in SouthWest Germany. ... Read More »

New GCSE Grades – What Do They Mean?

First of all – if you are collecting GCSE results tomorrow expect to see a grade from A* – G in all subjects EXCEPT for English and maths. For GCSE English and maths expect to see a grade from 9 to 1.  Clear? …good, now what do they mean? Grade 9 GCSE The highest grade that you can get. This ... Read More »

Do I need grade 4 or 5 GCSE?

Grade 4 or 5 GCSE

If you are collecting GCSE results this week then you might well be wondering, do I need grade 4 or grade 5 GCSE? You should know by now that GCSE grading has changed for English literature, English language and maths. So, if you are collecting GCSE results this week then prepare to see a combination of alphabetical grades and numerical ... Read More »

Can I Leave School After GCSEs?

Leave school after GCSEs

GCSE results day is fast approaching and for some of you, once you’ve completed your GCSEs, you’ve had enough of full time education and might be wondering – can I leave school after GCSEs? The short answer is yes; you can leave school after GCSEs. Until you are 18 years old you must do one of the following: stay in ... Read More »

Choices After Results

Results Day Guide 2017

Results day marks a moment of choice. Do you move on to A-levels or a vocational course? Do you choose an apprenticeship? Do you go to university? We take a look at the choices after results.   If you choose to stay in full time education there are two pathways – the academic and the vocational or technical route. The ... Read More »

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