Schools and education

School leavers

Leaving school is a major part of growing up. There are lots of potential paths for young people to take at this point in life, but deciding which of these is best for you can sometimes be difficult and confusing.

Thankfully, there are plenty of resources available to help you make your decision and we're providing links and resources to help young people make the crucial transition from education to employment.

Other online resources

  • The York Skills Hub provides information about learning new skills via apprenticeships, traineeships, internships on a local, regional and national level
  • The 2020 School Leaver's Guide is a comprehensive guide providing information to guide you through the process of exploring your options once you leave school
  • The 2021 School Leaver’s Factsheet outlines the various educational options you have including A-levels, apprenticeships and BTECs

Open days

To find out more about open days from local colleges and universities, please visit the following websites.


Also see

School Services

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551554