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Thousands of teenagers seek advice from Exam Results Helpline

The Exam Results Helpline remains open to provide advice and support to students (and their parents) as they pick up GCSE results. Careers advisers will be answering calls right across the weekend until Monday 24th August and have already helped over 7,500 people.

Teenagers getting their GCSE results this week are required to stay on in some form of education or training until they are 18 years old. A wealth of information and all of the options available to each student are available on the UCAS Progress website.

Nick Hynes, an Exam Results Helpline careers adviser who has worked for the service for over 25 years said: “It’s been great to help so many young people again this year. The sorts of calls we have been taking include questions on retakes and resits, what to do if students have received better or worse grades than expected as well as advice on Clearing and post 16 options. I have also spoken to a huge number of parents who have been calling on behalf of their children”

Careers advisers at the Exam Results Helpline (ERH) provides advice on subject choices at sixth form as well as information on other potential options for students including local colleges that are available as well as apprenticeships in the area.

The Exam Results Helpline – 0808 100 8000 - has been open for 8 days and is open for a record 12 days this year.

Young people looking at their 16-18 options can discover a range courses, close to where their live, right now on the UCAS Progress website – including A Levels, BTECs and Apprenticeships.

This year the ERH is being supported by YouTuber Luke Cutforth and reality stars Tiffany Watson and Nicola Hughes.

Further information including opening hours at www.ucas.com/examresultshelpline