Information for Y11 students applying to Further Education Colleges
We understand that some of you will have applied, or are thinking about applying, for college courses but are concerned about how this will be affected by the current situation. To put your mind at rest the local colleges have asked us to share the following information.
If you have already applied for courses you will be receiving further information from them soon. All colleges are continuing to accept applications from young people and adults, including current Year 11s. You may be offered an online or telephone interview, or an unconditional offer.
Year 11 students must not worry about the lack of GCSE exams this summer. The colleges are working closely with schools and exam boards and will be taking this into consideration during these exceptional circumstances. Colleges are operating full admissions teams who will process applications in a timely manner and applicants will be kept fully informed as to their progress.
You can get impartial advice about bc your next steps from INSPIRA by visiting https://www.inspira.org.uk/next-steps-after-year-11-and-year-13