There are plenty of sites on the web which can help with useful information. The icons below link to good sites for sixth formers.
The British Accreditation Council inspects most CIFE colleges This site tells you more about the BAC
The Independent Schools Council (ISC) provide an excellent round-up of educational news, updated daily and with detailed archives. Click on the image to go there.
University Compare is a comprehensive site which does just what it says: helps you compare. It gives student reviews and helpful stats, from the price of a pint to the average graduate salary per course.
The famous consumer group ‘Which?’ have launched a new site to help students choose university. It’s got a simple-to-use search tool, real-life student insights, plus expert advice on everything from applications to finance.
The ‘Ruthlessly Independent’ guide to all UK universities, including a powerful tool to help you find your perfect university
Gives league tables for universities and individual degree subjects. Lots of information but you can’t access it without paying for a subscription to Times Online
UK education department’s official website. Full of information about schools, if you can find it on this big site!
Loads of information for international students on applying to UK universities, visas, living in the UK etc. Also has info for UK students wanting to study overseas. Lots of helpful links.
This is the largest and most authoritative student forum based around sixth-form and college student issues. Link goes to the section on A-level work.
One of the three exam boards offering A levels and GCSEs. Site full of information, syllabus details etc
Second of the three exam boards offering A levels and GCSEs. Site full of information, syllabus details etc
The third of the big three exam boards offering A levels and GCSEs. Site full of information, syllabus details etc
Best Course 4 me links data on degree courses with the employment prospects and salaries of graduates
The Scholarship hub has an excellent database of sources of financial help at university, and helpful articles on student loans, managing money etc.
Letts publish an excellent range of revision Guides for GCSE, AS and A2 subjects. Now part of the Collins publishing group.
The UK Clinical Aptitude Test is required by most UK undergraduate medical schools. It tests reasoning skills rather than knowledge of specific subjects
Site giving details of the BMAT test required in addition to A levels by some of the other UK medical schools. Includes links to Thinking Skills Assessments etc