Falinge Park High School

Opening Doors; Unlocking Potential

Raising the Participation Age

Raising the Participation Age

The age to which all young people in England must continue in education or training has been raised, which means they must continue to be in education or training until the end of the academic year in which they turn 17 from 2013 and until their 18th birthday from 2015.

Young people have a choice about how they continue in education or training, which could be through:

  • Full-time study in college, 6th from, or with a training provider
  • Full-time work or volunteering combined with part-time education or training
  • An apprenticeship