Year 11 Transition 2021

Updated Tuesday 11 May 2021 (4:40 pm)

To All Year 11s

To support your transition to your next steps this page will be updated regularly with the most up to date information from local Colleges, please make sure you check this page regularly for the most up to date information and contact methods. 

We hope that you have already applied for Sixth form Colleges but if you have not yet, or have changed your mind, all Sixth Form Colleges are still taking applications.  During year 10 or 11 you will have had a one-to-one interview with a career’s advisor.  However, if you would like a further conversation please email Mrs Hammond-Phillips ( and we can organise another session for you.

Future U have put together some resources that may help at this time with the application and interview process:

These documents from Lancashire County Council provide help and guidance on your next steps within Lancashire.

Key stage 4 to key stage 5 Transition Booklet

Year 11 and 13 Apprenticeship Support April 2021

Current information from Local Colleges

Burnley College / Themis –

Burnley College are running a lot of Question and Answer sessions through their social media platforms:

Facebook: burnley college / Themis

Instagram: burnleycollege / Themisburnley

Twitter: @BurnleyCollege @Themisburnley

For students who have not applied yet they are still taking applications via the Burnley College website – there is a video on how to apply on the social platforms for students to follow.

For those students who have applied, Burnley College will be sending out resources to individuals based on the area they have applied for.

School Liaison contact details for anyone who is still unsure on the options/choice/questions about GCSES’s etc. Telephone: 01282 733322, email: or contact via any social media platform.

Nelson and Colne / Accrington and Rossendale   –

Social media pages are updated regularly – parents and students can find information on Instagram and Facebook.

Specific queries can be emailed to the following email:

Myerscough College –

Parents, guardians and students can get in touch to talk about courses, applications, finance, transport and all things Myerscough every day between 9am and 5pm via their Live Chat facility.

Simply open the Myerscough College website and look for the “Let’s Chat” chat box in the bottom right of your screen. One of their advisors will be online ready to chat to you or you can leave your details and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

Please see below a video clip put together by staff at the Witton Campus (Blackburn). This shows images from around the campus and gives information about the courses.  This may be particularly useful for applicants who haven’t yet visited or students who may be interested in Animal Studies or Practical Horticulture.  Witton Campus also offer Foundation Learning and Skills for Working Life courses.

St Christopher’s Sixth Form –

Online applications remain open.

Students who have already applied should have been contacted by the College and bridging work will have been sent out to help prepare you for next year. If you have not received this please contact to organise.

Training 2000 –

Check out this guide – Here to Help Guide

Online applications remain open for a range of apprenticeships. Here a few – complete the online application if you are interested.

Students can access support from Training 2000 to:

  • Apply for an apprenticeship
  • Write a CV or covering letter
  • Practice interview technique
  • Gain more information about their current course and vacancies.

This can be accessed using social media or by emailing

Facebook: training 2000

Twitter: @training2000

North Lancashire Training Group (NLTG) –

Video of a Year 11 Presentation on Apprenticeships – Apprenticeship Video