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Some tips to guide you in selecting the right A-level subjects

Here are some tips to guide you in selecting the right A-level subjects, whether you've already made your decision for the upcoming year or find yourself facing a challenging choice. Deciding which subjects to choose for your A-levels is an important decision that shouldn't be taken lightly. The subjects you choose now can affect your...

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Would You Like To Work Abroad?

Hey there, young adventurers! Are you eager to explore the world, gain new experiences, and embark on exciting career opportunities abroad? Whether you've just graduated or you're seeking a new challenge in a different part of the globe, there are plenty of jobs waiting for you to discover. Working overseas can be an incredible journey...

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Sixth Form College or stay at School?

As parents, we play a vital role in guiding our children towards making the right choices for their future. As our child prepares to leave school, one of the most significant decisions they will face is whether to continue at their school's sixth form or explore other options such as a sixth form college or...

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Finding a part time job at 16 years old

Finding a job at 16 is a rite of passage for many teenagers, and it is important to find a role that fits around your education. Part-time evening and weekend jobs are often ideal for younger staff members, but there are also limitations to the kind of work that 16-year-olds can do. There are a...

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When can I get a part time job?

There are positive effects of working in secondary school, although education is currently your full time job, getting paid work gives you an insight into the value of money and real world experiences that you won’t get at home or school.   Below we have outlined the regulations and rules around getting a job at 16....

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Co-curricular activities ideas

With an online culture that bombards them with images of perfection, young people today can often feel under pressure. Coping with these unrealistic expectations can be challenging for them to handle and, sadly, this can sometimes lead to mental health issues such as anxiety and depression – so it’s important that children and young people...

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Study tips & techniques – parents discussion

WTDN went out to our community of parents for top tips on how their child studied and how they supported their child through GCSEs. There is nothing better than hearing from people who have already been though it and we have added all their comments below. (This is like gold dust!) Firstly we got 10...

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