Make choices after your exams

Plan your next steps after getting your A level, AS level, GCSE or vocational and technical qualification (VTQ) results.

Explore all your options

Whether you got the grades you expected or not, there are lots of work and study options available to you after your results. You might be able to start an apprenticeship, find a course or take your first steps into the workplace.

If you cannot remember which level your assessments were, it might be useful to learn about what qualification levels mean.

Speak to an adviser

If you need help or advice around your exam results and next steps, you can call us on 0800 100 900 or use webchat

Advice for dealing with unexpected grades

Covid-19 has had a big impact on teaching, learning and assessments for lots of students this year. After getting your results, it’s important to remember that you have many options to choose from, and there are lots of different ways to reach your goal.

Emotional and mental health support for students

You can find support and advice with assessment results on Childline.

Visit YoungMinds to read about dealing with exam stress.

If you want to speak to someone for mental health support, visit Mind to contact their mental health support helpline.