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.
|Secondary Schools||Post 16 Open Day event 2022|
|Eltham Hill School||15 November 4 - 7pm|
|Halley Academy Sixth Form College||23 November 4.30pm and 6.30pm|
|Harris Academy Greenwich||9 November 5.30 - 7.30pm|
|Plumstead Manor Sixth Form||3 November 5 - 8pm|
|Royal Greenwich Trust School||TBA|
|St Mary Magdalene Sixth Form||10 November 4.30 - 7pm|
|Stationers' Crown Woods Academy||20 October 5.30pm and 7.30pm|
|The John Roan School||16 November 2022|
|Thomas Tallis School Post 16 Centre||19 October 2022|
|Woolwich Polytechnic Boys School||9 November 5 - 7pm|
|London South East Colleges||visit website|
|Shooters Hill Sixth Form College||visit website|
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