14 - 19 Education

The 14-19 Services aims to support Young People in their, education, and studies through key activities:

  • Increasing participation
  • Raising Aspirations
  • Reporting and monitoring on post 16 participation
  • Supporting Achievement (KS4 & KS5)
  • Improving progression
  • Broadening Higher Education participation
  • Developing life and employability skills

Raising of the Participation Age (RPA)

The Raising of the Participation Age (RPA) means that all young people will continue in education or training to 17 from 2013 and to 18 from 2015. Young people can participate at schools/colleges in education, through apprenticeships, jobs with training, volunteering and self-employment.