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We help every young person make informed choices for after their GCSEs


The Skills Route Toolkit

We have created a set of tools to help students, and the parents and teachers supporting them, to set themselves up for success after GCSEs and beyond.


See how different subjects and priorities impact your future

EXPLORE is a fun and engaging learning tool to help young people see where their subjects could take them in the future.


Learn about and plan your course options after GCSEs

PLAN is a developmental and reflective tool to help teachers and young people understand all the options for study after GCSE.


Find local schools and colleges that offer the courses you want

FIND is a one stop shop for young people to access all the information they need to select the best college or sixth form for them.

Are you a teacher?

We have created a Teacher Toolkit so that you can make the most of Skills Route in the classroom. With a little extra investment Skills Route can help you tailor your careers education, information, advice and guidance.

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Why choose Skills Route?

We put all the information in one place so students can concentrate on making good decisions. Skills Route creates suggestions based on students' experience and our knowledge of what people like them have done. Skills Route allows your students to...

Make good decisions
Select courses, sixth forms and colleges that match their personal academic ability, interests and ambitions.
Save time
See what courses are available in the local area without wasting time finding individual websites.
Explore your options
Learn about all the available options and make the most of the time they spend with their careers adviser.
Feel inspired
Find out what other people choose to study and what courses can lead them onto in real life.


Skills Route helped me learn that apprenticeships could be a good option for me.

Year 11 student

I used Skills Route in tutor time and was able to learn a lot about my tutor group.

Year 9 class tutor

My son is really excited to start college. Skills Route helped us to find the best college for him locally.

Parent of 15yr old