Schools and colleges in the Royal borough of Greenwich offer a wide range of learning opportunities to fit your qualifications and interests.
Your choices at 16
You must stay in education or training until you are 18. When you turn 16 you can choose to continue your studies or combine work and study.
The Department for Education has produced a video explaining post 16 options.
You need to follow a programme of study in full or part-time education. Try our study pathways tool to find the right courses for you.
Open events and virtual tours
Schools and colleges usually hold open events for prospective students. During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic many have arranged virtual events or video tours instead.
|Learning centre||Event and virtual tour details|
|Eltham Hill School||
Virtual tours on website.
Open day: 9 November, 3:00 - 5:00pm internal students; 5:30 - 7:30pm external students
|Halley Academy Sixth Form College||Video tour|
|Harris Academy Greenwich||Video tour and open day on 11 November, 5:30pm - 7:30pm|
|London South East Colleges||Contact the college|
|Plumstead Manor Sixth Form||Video tour|
|Royal Greenwich Trust School||Video tour|
|Shooters Hill Sixth Form College||
All events at 4:30 - 6:30pm by invitation only
6 October and 10 Nov 2021
27 January; 10 March and 16 June 2022
|St Mary Magdalene Church of England Sixth Form||Video tour|
|Stationers' Crown Woods Academy||Contact the school (Arden Sixth Form)|
|The John Roan School||Video guides|
|Thomas Tallis School Post 16 Centre||Virtual Tour and open day on 20 October, 5:00 - 8:00pm|
|Woolwich Polytechnic School||Contact the school|
Apprenticeships and traineeships
You can choose to combine work and study by taking up a traineeship or an apprenticeship after you finish year 11.
You may be able to get a bursary to help with education-related costs if you are studying at school or college, or on a training course, including unpaid work experience.
Free and discounted travel
You can get free travel on London buses and trams with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard.
Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) support