Year 11 Transition

Here at Saint Paul’s we provide our students with the opportunity of applying to our feeder colleges, Loreto and Xaverian (both Ofsted Outstanding providers). We also have strong relationships with many other excellent providers of FE and apprenticeships both locally and nationwide. Throughout their time at Saint Paul’s, students will have multiple opportunities to visit  FE providers/colleges, attend workshops, road shows and seminars, with guest speakers.

Year 11 Message Board

Sue Walton is available if you’d like to chat about any careers related matters every Tuesday and Thursday . Email in questions or your mobile number to  and she can help – any year group, especially Year 11s and 10s. 

Message from Cheadle & Marple Sixth Form College

‘Due to the current and evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to let you know that we will be in touch after the Easter break with a date for students who have applied and not yet had an interview with us. This is highly likely to take the form of a telephone interview; should the current circumstances remain beyond the Easter break. We will keep in touch and update you and the students in this category further, as soon as we can.

Although closures are in place, we will continue to be available and responsive to any late application enquiries you, or your students may have by email at

High School Liaison Co-ordinator

The Cheadle & Marple College Network

t.  C – 0161 486 4663, M – 0161 484 6721

Message from The Trafford College Group

Current Year 11 Pupils 

 We understand the uncertainty you must be feeling at this time around your future education options. 

 I would like to take this opportunity to reassure you that Trafford College has a large range of academic and vocational study programmes for all levels and abilities, and that if you haven’t yet heard from us we will be in touch shortly to make you an offer for a place of study at the college. 

We will contact you about arrangements of enrolment over the summer and in the meantime you can also keep up to date with college news on our website, twitter, instagram and Facebook pages.

I look forward to welcoming you as a student in the future.  I wish you and your family well at this time, and please remember to stay safe

Lesley Davies OBE

Principal and Chief Executive



Message from The Manchester College

‘We wanted to take the opportunity during these unprecedented times to reassure you, that we are working hard to develop our Year 11 applicant transition plans to meet the challenges we are all currently experiencing with Covid-19.  The Manchester College campuses will be closed from the end of Thursday 19 March until further notice.

  • Our newly developed on-line application portal, means that any young person wishing to apply or accept their place at college may continue to do so whether they are at home or college/school. The portal can be accessed via PC, laptop, tablet or mobile.
  • All applicant events have been cancelled up until Easter, but we plan to maintain contact with year 11 applicants via phone, mobile and email. Naturally if you have learners who need to get in touch they can do so by calling 03333 444 222 or emailing
  • If you have any young people during this time who might benefit from a one to one conversation either with our School Liaison Team or Careers & Welfare, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with our School Liaison Team at
  • We are keen to continue to update schools, and so will maintain regular contact with your career’s adviser/lead via email’


“Calling all Year 10 & 11’s @TheMcrCollege are still here to support you every step of the way. If you need to contact a member of the Schools Team for advice on courses, support with applications or your next steps, give them a follow on twitter: @SchoolsTeamTMC, Instagram: schoolliaisontmc or email them at”

Information for pupils


Discover everything you need to know about studying at the no.1 college in Greater Manchester for achievement this September in our series of Couch to College online sessions.

Couch to College is not just an online open day. These events will connect you to employers, open new doors of opportunity and allow you to make informed decisions about your future.


We are excited to launch our 3-week schedule of on-line sessions as part of our Couch to College activities which have been designed to help School Leavers make the right choice about your future and the next steps into.

We would encourage you to register for as many sessions as you are interested in.  There is no limit, visit: to get a full schedule of events and further details.





Message from Loreto College

‘Loreto College will be supporting your Year 11 students in the months ahead.

 Each student has been contacted individually and been reassured that their offer of a place at Loreto is still available to them and secure. We will be contacting students again after Easter to offer ideas and suggestions as to how they can best prepare to become a Loreto student.

 Each subject area at Loreto has created a series of exciting and inspiring activities to enable all students to have an increased confidence in their subject area and engage with subject content and wider reading ahead of the new academic year. At enrolment each student will receive personalised information, advice and guidance regarding their course choices, from a highly experienced enrolment team.

 We are very much looking forward to supporting your students over the coming months and welcoming them to Loreto in August. Should you have any further queries, do not hesitate to use the contact us function on the website or email

 Yours sincerely

Mrs A Pritchard

Deputy Principal

Admissions Manager

Message from The Growth Company

Announcement regarding GC Education and Skills Apprenticeship Schools and Engagement Team. At GC Education and Skills we take current learners, future learners and staff wellbeing very seriously. In-line with the latest government advice in regard to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have postponed our Recruitment for a short while.

Please do not worry. All applicants who have been offered a place on one of our programmes or apprenticeships are still guaranteed, regardless of what the outcomes of their GCSEs are.We will resume the recruitment process as soon as it is possible and once it is safe to do so. Once recruitment is resumed we will be in touch with you to plan for the next academic year.

If you do have any queries or questions in this period of suspension, there will be someone available to help you further via the below contacts For telephone enquiries please call 0161 233 2656 or email

We look forward to welcoming you back to GC Education and Skills soon.Please stay safe and well.

Yours sincerely,

Rikesh Lad

Schools and Engagement Manager

For details about upcoming events click Year 11 College Open Events 2019-20

















To download this document click Year 11 Key dates poster 2019-20







Year 11 students and your families – if you have ANY questions about college, apprenticeships, volunteering, part time work email

Sue Walton or Miss Hitchen will reply or phone if you send your number.