Learning and career opportunities

Aim High

Our Aim High programme provides support for high achieving students who wish to progress onto competitive, prestigious and specialist future opportunities.


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Enrichment & Experiences

Enrichment opportunities and experiences that help you develop the skills you need to achieve your aspirations.

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Careers and Employability

Our Careers and Employability team provide impartial advice and guidance on applying to university to work experience, volunteering and apprenticeships.

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I’m really happy and pleased with my grades. I really loved my time at South Downs, I have also made lots of friends, it’s a really nice place to be, I don’t want to leave.

Lauren Piper, A Level student

My experience at South Downs has been decent, I’ve met lots of people, its been great to be honest, I’ve really enjoyed it.

Oliver Smith, A Level student

My time at South Downs was definitely life changing, I have learnt a lot of new skills, and obviously it’s a completely new experience. The support was great, there was always people there to help and try make it as easy as they can for you. South Downs is really fantastic, it has helped me on the way to get to what I want to achieve within my career goals.

Erin Morgan, BTEC student