A Level, AS Level T-Level and BTEC (L3) Results Day 2023

On this page you will find information on where to get advice and guidance on what to do next, whether you received the grades you wanted or not.

Whatever results you got, there are lots of options available to achieve a bright future.


If you need one-to-one advice and guidance on your next steps contact SkillsHouse the Council's free and confidential education and careers support service for young people. Call them on 01274 437373 or contact them via the website.  

SkillsHouse is holding a free event where careers advisers and other organisations will be on hand to support you to make a decision about the future - whether that’s into higher education, an apprenticeship, training or employment.

The event is on Friday 25 August in the Broadway Shopping Centre 12pm to 3.30pm.

More details are on the Skillshouse website.

UCAS Clearing

If you didn’t get the grades you needed to secure a place on your chosen university course, don’t panic. Accessing a university placement is still very much possible and the UCAS Clearing system helps students find any suitable vacancies that universities and colleges still have on their courses. 

Students and their parents, carers or advisers can use the UCAS link above or visit individual institutions’ websites to find out what is available.

Some other local Clearers include:

University of Bradford – contact 0800 073 1225 or visit their website www.bradford.ac.uk/clearing.  They also have a clearing open day on Saturday 19 August, 10am to 2.30pm, places for which can be booked online.

Bradford College - call 01274 088088, email hello@bradfordcollege.ac.uk or visit their website.

Keighley College – call 01535 685000, email Enquiries@keighleycollege.ac.uk or visit their website.

Shipley College – call 01274 327281, email studentservices@shipley.ac.uk or visit their website.

There are many other colleges across West Yorkshire offering further and higher education courses.

Apprenticeships - earn while you learn

In recent years, apprenticeships have become very popular and much publicised as an alternative career pathway. You can progress up to degree level on many apprenticeship routes.

Learn, earn and get hands-on experience at the same time. Apprentices can:

Get a real job and continue their education up to degree level.

Earn a competitive salary while all their training is paid for.

Gain hands-on experience and learn skills that employers want, helping shape their future career.

Choose from thousands of vacancies in a range of industries, from engineering to nursing, and law to design.

Information and a multitude of opportunities can be found both locally and nationally:

A host of links to opportunities with all sorts of businesses in the Bradford district can be found on the BSO Apprenticeships site.

Bradford Council's apprenticeship information

General information from the Government 

Search for apprenticeships nationally

Further advice

National Careers Service - information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.

FutureGoals offers advice for school and college leavers on their next steps, whether that is education, training or employment.

UCAS - What Are My Options?

Support with stress and mental health

Exams can be a particularly stressful time for young people and their families. There is advice and support online at Childline and Young Minds, and your GP or school nurse can also offer advice and support.

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