Explore careers and how to get in – with or without a degree

School Leavers' Challenge 2017

Are you up for the challenge?

The TARGETcareers School Leavers’ Challenge is a national competition that tests you on your strengths and work readiness. If you make the top 100 you’ll be invited to the Challenge Final at the BT tower, where they you’ll be pitted against the other competitors across a number of challenges to find the overall winner.

Find out more

Our current top 10 – where will you rank?

Rank First name Last name School/College Overall score
1 Elyse Nelson Westholme School 220.65
2 Elizabeth Bedwell Loughborough High School 215.25
3 Katie Lofthouse Rossett School 187.76
4 Ambrose Chui Sevenoaks School 177.53
5 Romer Palad St Cuthbert's High School 174
6 Timofei Zibarev Sevenoaks School 164.1
7 Charlotte Foley Sevenoaks School 163.53
8 Neve Coward Rugby High School 161.62
9 Limeng Zhu The Manchester Grammar School 160
10 Ben Doggy Doggggggg Eton College 158.75

Find employers with training programmes

Want to get a paid job instead of going to uni but keep studying with your employer’s support?

Take a look at these opportunities.

View employers

Get where you want to be – our tips for success

Take advantage of our advice on choosing your career or degree course, deciding between work and uni, applying successfully to employers or universities and getting the most out of your gap year.

Get career planning help

Teachers and parents

Planning to discuss careers or university with teenagers? Get up to speed on their options and employability prospects with our help.

Explore options

Sign up for careers alerts and access to our careers publications

Sign up Sign in