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  1. Know the facts about cannabis

    The following film has been created to help explain how the chemical compounds in cannabis affect your brain and the risks of smoking the super-strength form of the drug, skunk Cannabis is the most commonly used illegal drug in the world, including the UK, where…
  2. Kooth

    Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online counselling and emotional well-being platform available to all children and young people attending Islington secondary schools.  The service provides online support and can be accessed through mobile, tablet and desktop. Log into Kooth
  3. Latest vacancies and other opportunities

    Check out the links below for the latest Islington youth's opportunities This page is kept up to date on a weekly basis Islington Working - register on the 'go to' site for Islington residents, to see details of vacancies in Islington and surrounding areas. Islington's…
  4. Learn and succeed

    The way to prepare for the future is to get the best grades you can and stay in training and education after Year 11 During the first two or three years at secondary school you will follow the same curriculum or range of subjects as other 11…
  5. Learn more and earn more!!

    Statistics show that learning pays Qualifications have a big effect on pay Usually the higher your qualifications, the more you're paid The 'pay and qualifications graph' below shows ... ... the average gross weekly pay of full-time employees aged between 16 and 64 by highest…
  6. Legal highs

    Legal highs, also known as psychoactive substances These are drugs that produce the same or similar effects as illegal drugs but are not banned by the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. To get around the law, they are often sold under the name of a different…
  7. Level 4-6 Higher Education

    Institutions of higher education (IHE) include universities and colleges of higher education.Many further education colleges also offer higher education (HE) course that are accredited by an IHE. Level 4 Qualifications:Certificate of Higher Education (CHE): Offered at colleges and universities on a full or part-time basis. Comparable…
  8. Level 7-8 Professional and Postgraduate

    Postgraduate Level 7 qualifications include: Masters degrees such as MA, MSc, MBA Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas, such as the Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE). Level 8 qualifications include: Doctor of Philosophy, DPhil or PhD Postgraduate qualifications: usually require a good first degree, though a degree…
  9. Lifestyle Services

    Levels of good and bad health are influenced by some of the choices we make, such as smoking, how physically active we are and whether we eat a healthy diet. Healthy lifestyle services support you to identify unhealthy behaviours and find the motivation to adopt…
  10. Links to School Ofsted Inspection

    During the inspection: gathering and recording evidence Inspectors will evaluate evidence relating to the achievement of specific groups of pupils and individuals, including disadvantaged pupils, the most-able pupils, and pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities. Overall effectiveness: the quality and standards of education…
  11. Living with my family

    You may want to go on living with your family. However, many people want support to move on from their family home as they reach their mid or late 20’s. Whatever age is best for you and your family there are several housing choices you…
  12. Local Authority Expectations

    Every LA has a duty to ‘explain the special educational provision it expects to be made from within a mainstream school’s budget share’. Here we make explicit the provision we expect to be made by all Islington schools for children with SEND. This is important…
  13. London Youth Labour Market Summary July 2022

    The latest figures for employment by industry sector: Sector London % UK % Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing 0.0 0.9 Manufacturing 2.2 7.3 Construction 4.8 6.3 Wholesale, Retail & Vehicle Repair 11.2 13.5 Transport & Storage 5.0 5.1 Hospitality & Catering 6.8 7.0 IT & Communications…
  14. Long-term Conditions and Self-management

    A long term condition is an illness which cannot currently be cured, but can be controlled and managed by medication, other therapies, making healthier lifestyle choices and managing the condition yourself. High blood pressure is the most common long-term condition in Islington. This is followed…
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