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How can teachers help during UCAS Clearing?

A level results day can be traumatic for students who miss their university offer grades – but what can teachers do to help?


It can be devastating if pupils you’ve worked with for years misses the grades they need to take their university place.

UCAS Clearing can help students find a place despite their lower grades. But the process can feel very complicated and daunting.

Some students are confident enough to handle it on their own. Others have knowledgeable family to help. But some don’t have confidence or a supportive family.

In those cases, teachers find themselves stepping in. Trying to help, but not sure what to do, especially if they are new to the process. (Here’s looking at you NQTs).

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