All about schools and alternatives to school, like home-schooling

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About your school

Learning is a huge part of all young people's lives. Most young people learn at school.

Bullying at School


If you or someone you know is having difficulties with bullying, you can take action.

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Avoiding Exclusion

Being excluded from school doesn't just interrupt learning. It can also have a bad impact on your future.

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Basic skills

Basic skills are the key skills you need in study and life, and include Maths, English and ICT

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GCSE choices

Your choice of GCSEs can have a big effect on the rest of your life so choose them well.

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Go to School

Get the most out of your time at school by avoiding absence, learning well, taking up activities and other opportunities and solving problems quickly when they happen

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Learning at Home

Most of Oxfordshire’s children and young people go to school or college – but some are educated at home

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Local libraries

Local libraries offer plenty of things to read, borrow, watch and listen to, mostly for free!


Moving from school to college

Leaving school to move to a different learning environment can sometimes be stressful. But, wider choices, different ways of working and diferent opportunities make it the right choice for some young people.

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Pass Exams

Learn how you can do your best, and what you need to do if results are not as hoped

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School stress

Stress is something that impacts everyone in different ways. School stress is common in students, due to work load.

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Results Day

Results day can feel like an anxious time. But even if your results are not what you hoped you can still find a great place to study - guaranteed.