Post 18 - Destinations (2018)

At Valley Park School, we have a strong message around raising aspirations and encourage all of our students to aim high and reach their own goals. Consequently, we have an acute understanding that their personal success will be found in a variety of leaver destinations depending on the individuals’ interests and career ideas.

Our most recent destinations for Year 13 leavers in 2018 included the following:

  • 72% of Year 13 leavers went on to study at university
  • Of this university cohort – 93% secured a place at their first-choice institution
  • 23% secured a place at a Top 50 university
  • 3% took a gap year prior to heading to university
  • 7% undertook an apprenticeship programme
  • 14% went directly into employment

Year 13 destinations 2018

Popular chosen fields of study for university courses 2018 included:

Arts Related


Sports Related



Computer Science/It

Social Sciences/Humanities

Business, Accounting & Finance



Destinations for the academic year 2019-20 are currently being compiled and statistics will be updated shortly.