• Yr 11 Transition to Yr 12 

Yr 11 Transition to Yr 12 

Please remember to return to, and check on this page (and the sub-pages) regularly as they are regularly updated :)

This guide outlines the arrangements in place for awarding grades in summer 2021, and where you can go to for additional information.

This rest of this page will give you the information you need about your learning journey once you have left Christ the King.  

This page covers:

  • Colleges (how to apply, tours, admissions information, virtual learning platform log-in details, activties and events)
  • Apprenticeships
  • Careers advice and guidance available
  • Other Learning opportunities available


Please click on the pages of the colleges below you have applied for to see your next steps. Each college will provide you with your own individual log-in details to access study materials in preparation for their courses during the remainder of this summer term. 

For an overview of the Open events and other activities being provided this term by all of the colleges in the local area, please view the Excel document below. 

For information about the provision available from other Sixth Form providers, other colleges within Lancashire and colleges further afield, please access the document below for information. 


Not planning on going to University? Consider an apprenticeship where you earn while you learn!

Click this Careers link on the CtK website for links to all post-16 pathways. 

Some apprenticeships can start directly from leaving school. Check out the latest vacancies on the Direct Gov apprenticeship website. You can enter the area of work you are interested in and your postcode to display the vacancies near you.

You can also register with training providers who offer vacancies in many different sectors. All training providers are offering virtual support to applicants.

Business Admin schools


Business Admin schools


North Lancs Training Group https://www.nltg.co.uk/apprenticehips/


Remember, Preston's and Runshaw College also offer apprenticeships, check out their websites.

Careers Advice and Guidance

Mrs Creeley, our Careers Guidance Leader, has sent you all an email outlining the steps you could be taking at this point with respect to:

  • registering with training providers and viewing their current vacancies
  • registering with the gov.uk apprenticeship site
  • completing your CV and/or Cover letter
  • completing application forms for work placements/apprenticeships etc

Mrs Creeley continues to offer her services to you via email: jcreeley@ctk.lancs.sch.uk

Personal progression: 

If you feel you want to brush up on aspects of missed KS3 or GCSE learning, learn a new skill or have an interest in some specialist learning (there are units available on a variety of specialist skills development, like independent living, or language and communication for example) the Oak National Academy has resources on all subjects at all levels that are free to access!

There are also a wealth of free courses currently available from The Open University:

Free Courses from The Open University