From 2013 the government has increased the age to which all young people in England must continue in education or training, requiring them to continue until the end of the academic year in which they turn 17 from 2013 and until their 18th birthday from 2015.
This means that pupils who left year 11 in summer 2013 need to continue in education or training until at least the end of the academic year in which they turn 17. Pupils starting year 11 or below in September 2013 will need to continue until at least their 18th birthday.
This does not necessarily mean staying in school; young people have a choice about how they continue in education or training post-16.
Blackburne House offer a range off full and part time learning opportunities for 16 to 18 year olds in the following areas:
- Events Planning
- Construction & Building Crafts
- Complementary & Beauty Therapy
- Employment Skills
For more information on any of our courses click here
To talk to tutors and student support staff, have a look around Blackburne House and enrol, come along to our open day on Wednesday 28th August 10am to 2pm.