Next Steps Information for Parents and Carers of Year 13 Students


This page contains information from our Next Steps evenings for parents and carers of students studying in Year 13 during the 2023-24 academic year. 

Next Steps Evening 1 – May 2023

Below are the slides from our first Next Steps Evening. 

This evening was split into two parts, as follows: 

Higher Education 

  • Welcome 
  • Why Higher Education 
  • How does New College support students applying to HE 
  • Student Finance 

Apprenticeships / Employment

  • Welcome 
  • The local and national labour market 
  • Introduction to Apprenticeships 
  • How New College supports students applying for Apprenticeships and Employment 
  • Careers in the Armed Forces, Police and Fire Service 

Next Steps Evening 2 – November 2023

The slides from our second Next Steps Evening are below.

This was avirtual event with a reminder of key messages from our in-person event in May. The event was split into two parts, as follows:

Higher Education

  • How students submit their application
  • After the application has been submitted
  • How and when to apply for student finance
  • University accommodation

Apprenticeships and Employment

  • Employability tutorials
  • Searching for apprenticeships
  • Searching for employment
  • The Labour Market
  • Armed Forces, Police and Fire Service
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