Careers advice in Peterborough for A-Level students

The nervous wait comes to an end for teenagers this morning as they find out how they did in their A-Levels.

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 5:55 am
A-Level results 2015. A-Level students from The Peterborough School Hannah Crier (BBC), Nicola Wan (AAB), Rachel Senior (AAA) and Rebekah Baugh (AAB) EMN-150813-133102009

Results day is always very stressful, and for young pupil who are unsure what step they should now take, they can get help and advice from the Youth Access Hub at City College Peterborough in Brook Street.

In the hub they can speak to careers advisers from Peterborough City Council, City College Peterborough and a range of other providers about their options. Advice is available on searching for jobs, training opportunities or further education.

The hub is open Monday to Friday in August from 1pm to 4.30pm (3pm Tuesdays and Thursdays). Young people can drop in or call 01733 864500 to book an appointment or 01733 293897 during the hub’s opening hours.

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Councillor John Holdich, council leader and cabinet member for education, skills and university, said: “Young people will have worked extremely hard towards their A-Levels or equivalent and they should be very proud of their achievements.

“Regardless of the grades they achieve, it’s important young people remember there is plenty of support and advice available, whether they decide to go straight in to employment or continue learning at college or university.”

If you are ready to enter the world of work or study for an apprenticeship, then you can check out

You can find out about the many opportunities available, as well as volunteering roles and post-16 study options.

Pupils can also find university vacancies through Clearing on the UCAS website. You can speak to an expert careers adviser at the Exam Results Helpline on 0808 100 8000.

Pupils who are stressed about their results can call Childline’s free confidential helpline on 0800 111 or visit

The Peterborough Telegraph will have a full round-up of A-Level results in next week’s paper and online today at