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Do I have to stay in school after I turn 16?

It’s often difficult to know what the next step should be after you leave school.

If you’re doing your GCSEs in 2015 or beyond, you have to stay in education or training until you’re 18.

But this doesn’t mean you have to stay in school! For a full explanation of what it does mean, this video explains what your options are in more detail.

The options below are open both to people under 18 who need to continue in education and training as well as to those over 18 looking for the next step. Take a look and decide which one might be for you!


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