Following government changes to education in 2014, every student is now required to stay in full time education: undertake an apprenticeship or participate in a mix of work and learning once they leave Ansford Academy and up until the age of 18.

Information for Parents/Carers Post 16 and Post 18

Click here for Post 16 and Post 18 information.

Careers Information for Year 11 Parents/Carers

What decisions will your son or daughter have to make in Year 11? 

Information about qualifications, the labour market, staying in education, apprenticeships and help can be found here.

T-Levels – The Next Level Generation

Find out what T-Levels are and how they work in this video released by the Department of Education.

Watch Now!

Apprenticeships – An Introduction



Post 16 Events

Year 11 – Moving On Evening and Next Steps

An evening of talks from local Colleges, Sixth Form schools and Apprenticeship providers

Wednesday 20 September 2023


See SchoolComms for further details and to register.


Autumn Open Days 2023/24 – FE Colleges*


Strode College

Thursday 19 October (17:30-20:30)

Tuesday 14 November (17:30-20:30)

Yeovil College

Tuesday 17 October (17:00-20:00)

Thursday 30 November (17:00-20:00)

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Bridgewater Campus: Tuesday 10 October (18:00-20:00)

Taunton Campus: Wednesday 11 October (18:00-20:00)

Cannington Campus: Saturday 11 November (10:00-13:00)

Bath College

City Centre: Wednesday 18 October

Somer Valley (Radstock): Wednesday 8 November

Kingston Maurward College

Sunday 24 September (Sessions start at 10:15 or 11:15)

For further dates and book click here.

Autumn Open Days 2023/24 – Sixth Form Schools*


Huish Sixth

Wednesday 11 October (17:00-19:30)

Gryphon School

Wednesday 1 November (17:30 start)

Wells Blue School

Thursday 2 November (17:30 start)

Sexey’s School

Tuesday 3 October (18:00-20:00)

For fee-paying Sixth Forms and scholarships:

open evenings are likely to be
earlier in the term

For further information please refer to individual College/School websites

* This is not an exhaustive list

If you would like further advice, please contact your Independent Careers Adviser, Mrs Wendy Watson [email protected].