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After A-level results day

A-level results day has been and gone. It might be that you’re heading off to university, or you may be plunging straight into the world of employment or embarking on an apprenticeship. Whatever your plans are, A-level results day is not the end, but the beginning, of your school leaver career. Five people who have already been there look back on the route they took, a couple of years later.

A-level results day 2016: 90% of students feel education system only prepares them for exams

Young people say their schools put too much focus on exams and not career preparation, new study reveals.

A-level results day 2016: Record number of university places awarded

But changes to the curriculum and exams mean many students don’t get the grades they expected, says teachers' union.

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