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Acquaint yourself with the different Post-16 options and routes available in the region to you or anyone you’re supporting.

Post 16

If you’re coming to the end of your school life, or you’re supporting someone who is, there are plenty of Post-16 options available to you in the region to continue your education and training.

Whichever route you choose, you will be linked to a Sixth Form College, School Sixth Form, Further Education (FE) College or Specialist College. Each of these offers different courses, pathways and opportunities at different levels, including Apprenticeships.

In the world of education, there are 9 levels, all the way up to a Doctorate at Level 9. Generally, you will have to complete one level before moving on to the next. So, here’s an overview of the first 4 levels which may cover some of the post-16 options offered by the colleges and sixth forms and what they can lead to.

Level 1
GCSE’s 1-3 NVQ Level 1, Introduction Diploma, Certificate, Cache Diploma, Skills for Working Life, Functional Skills Level 1, OCR Nationals/Foundation

Level 2
Five GCSE’s grade 4-9, NVQ Level 2, BTEC First Diploma, Functional Skills Level 2, OCR Nationals, Cambridge Technicals Level 2

Level 3
Minimum of 2 A Levels, NVQ Level 3, BTEC Awards, Certificates & Diplomas at Level 3, BTEC Extended Diplomas, OCR Nationals, Cambridge Technicals Level 3

Level 4
Degree, Foundation Degree, HNC or HND, NVQ Level 4/5 FULL

Read more about your Post 16 options by downloading our guides.

Student Guide
Parent Guide

For more information about Post 16 options, we’ve included some links to trusted sources below.

National Careers Service – Helping Young People
Talking Futures – Pathways From 16+
UCAS – Further Education
Humber Outreach Programme

Further Education Colleges

Bishop Burton College
https://www.bishopburton.ac.uk/

East Riding College
https://www.eastridingcollege.ac.uk/

Hull College
https://www.hull-college.ac.uk/

Sixth Form Colleges

Wilberforce Sixth Form College
https://wilberforce.ac.uk/

Wyke Sixth Form College
https://www.wyke.ac.uk/

School / Academy Sixth Form

Archbishop Sentamu Academy Sixth Form
https://asa.hslt.academy/sixth-form/

Beverley Joint 6th
https://www.beverleyj6.co.uk/

Cottingham High School and Sixth Form College
https://www.cottinghamhigh.net/page/?title=Sixth+Form&pid=9

Hessle High School Sixth Form
https://www.thehessleacademy.co.uk/page/?title=Sixth+Form&pid=24

Holderness Academy & Sixth Form College
https://www.holderness.academy/page/?title=Sixth+Form&pid=21

Longcroft School and Sixth Form College
https://www.longcroftschool.co.uk/page/?title=Sixth+Form&pid=47

Sirius West Academy College
https://www.sirius-academy.org.uk/students/college/

South Hunsley Sixth Form
https://southhunsley.org.uk/sixth-form/

St Mary’s College Sixth Form
https://smchull.org/sm6-sixth-form

Wolfreton School and Sixth Form College
https://www.wolfreton.co.uk/page/?title=Sixth+Form&pid=9

Specialist Post-16 Providers

The Boulevard Centre
https://theboulevardcentre.org.uk/

Frederick Holmes School
https://frederickholmes.hull.sch.uk/

Ganton Special School
http://www.gantonschool.org.uk/

Kings Mill School
https://www.kingsmillschool.co.uk/

Northcott School
https://www.northcottschool.org.uk/

Riverside School
https://www.riversideschoolgoole.com/

St Anne’s School and Sixth Form College
https://www.stannes-eastriding.co.uk/our-school/sixth-form

Tweendykes School
https://www.tweendykes.co.uk/