If you are aged 14-19 you will have lots of things to think about such as what courses, jobs or qualifications are best and what's the best way to find out about them.

General Qualification Pathway - A Levels (AS and A2)

After taking GCSEs and other qualifications at school, students in Sunderland can continue on a General Qualification Pathway by taking A Levels (AS and A2).

General Qualification Pathway - International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) 

After taking GCSEs and other qualifications at school, students in Sunderland can continue on a General Qualification Pathway by taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).

Work-based Learning, Apprenticeship and Traineeship Pathway

Work-based learning may be the route for you if you want to work but still gain a qualification. A wide range of training opportunities is available. Work-based learning caters for all abilities and offers you the opportunity to get all the work skills and qualifications employers demand in the job market.

Vocational Pathway

The Vocational Pathway is an alternative to general qualifications such as GCSEs, AS/A2 levels (A levels) and the International Baccalaureate (IB), the Vocational Pathway route is particularly useful for students who have a clear idea of where their future lies, either in a specific career or in a broader career area.