Skip to content

We can't find the page you're looking for

The page you are looking for on the nidirect website has not been found. If you have typed the URL directly into the address bar in your browser please check it's right. If you got here following a link from another website, that link may no longer be correct.

Here are some options

If you're having trouble finding the information you want, try the following pages:

Results | nidirect

Got your results? Information on all your options - whether you want to stay at school, go to college or get a job

Year 10 | nidirect

Making choices in Year 9: how to decide which subjects, qualifications and ways of learning are right for you, and where to go for help and advice

GCSEs | nidirect

GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education): find out what they are, subjects available, who can take them and where they can lead. Search for a GCSE course online.

Financial help for young people in education or training | nidirect

There's a range of financial help if you carry on learning after 16, such as the Education Maintenance Allowance, Care to Learn and Learner Support Funds

Work related learning and applied courses | nidirect

Applied (work-related) and short course GCSE qualifications: find out what they are, subjects available, who can take them and where they can lead. Search for an applied or short course GCSE online.