Students will achieve better grades and accelerate progress if they follow the guidelines in the learning toolkit. For many students the leap from Key Stage 4 learning will be daunting and the notion of becoming an independent learner will feel strange at first. However by employing a series of learning strategies defined in the toolkit and engaging in "pre- learning" before going to lessons, students can really ensure that they have the essential ingredients to succeed.
The support of parents and carers is also critical. The toolkit provides really essential tips for supporting the successful Post 16 student.