Our aim is to fully prepare you for the next stage of your career journey, by ensuring that you succeed in your exams, develop employability skills and gain a strong understanding of the world of work.

You will have the opportunity to take part in career planning sessions, interview, CV and application workshops and have access to careers information and advice. This will help you to make important decisions about your future.

We have built excellent links with employers from across the region such as St Helens RLFC and Jaguar Land Rover, to offer you the chance to explore the wide range of career opportunities available in fields such as media, photography, catering, business, marketing, sales, journalism and much more.

Once you have completed year 11, you will have the option to go to St Helens College, where you can choose from a range of pathways, including:

  • A levels
  • A technical and professional course
  • An apprenticeship

Students staying with St Helens College can progress all the way through to university, either choosing to study elsewhere or continuing their journey with us to University Centre St Helens on a full or part-time undergraduate course.

On successful completion of your St Helens College 14-16 Academy studies, you will be rewarded with either:

  • A guaranteed place at St Helens College on a full-time, technical and professional course
  • A guaranteed place at St Helens College to study a package of A levels
  • A guaranteed interview with St Helens College for an apprenticeship

Why study at St Helens College 14-16 Academy?

Maximise Your Potential

Students achieve expected or better progress in their studies after joining us. 

Unique Curriculum

Prepare for the world of work by studying an industry sector pathway alongside your GCSEs.

Workplace Environments

Develop your skills and knowledge in real, workplace environments.

Personalised Learning

Smaller class sizes provide a more personalised learning experience.

Employability Skills

Develop employability skills including team working and entrepreneurship.

Inspiring Guest Speakers

Learn directly from industry professionals and inspirational, expert representatives.