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Year 10

Considering Post 16 options

For those with a Statement of SEN or EHCP, your young person’s annual review will revisit the ideas first made in the Year 9 Preparing for Adulthood plan.

This is the time to start exploring the options open to your young person to help them reach their goals. This can be done by visiting colleges, researching apprenticeships, going to open days, looking on college websites and obtaining copies of prospectuses or brochures. The school may also have open evenings with a focus on post 16 options. Be aware that courses can change and new courses may be introduced in the future.

Having an Education, Health and Care Plan does not mean having an indefinite Post 16 education. However, it may be possible for any pupil with special educational needs to stay on in education beyond their 19th birthday in certain circumstances if this is the most suitable plan. As with any other planning, this should be discussed through the annual review.

If it has been agreed that your young person’s further educational needs cannot be met at a local college, different providers may be considered. The local authority will review each application on a case by case basis.

Finding out more

Work Based Employment

If your young person is intending to go into work based learning and/or employment at the end of Year 11 they should discuss this further with their school's careers advisor or your local branch of CSW Group (Local) careers advisors.

Read our advice and guidance page on Post 16 Educational Opportunities to learn more about possible work based training opportunities.

Year 10 - Preparing for Adulthood Pathway Guide

To help prepare for your young person's Year 10 Annual Review

Year 10 Annual Review Guide

Preparing For Adulthood Outcomes

The Preparing for Adulthood Review Process