Young people in Reading will be able to find advice and support from expert advisors at Elevate careers service when they receive their exam results this month.

 The team at Elevate, run by Brighter Futures for Children, will be available to talk to students by phone, text, email or in person if they are unsure what to do after receiving their results.

Young people who sat their exams this summer are due to receive their A/AS Level results on Thursday 17 August and GCSE results on Thursday 24 August.

Young people who are concerned about their exam results and want some guidance about their possible next steps have a variety of ways of getting in touch with advisors at Elevate:

  •  Book a face-to-face appointment in the Youth Hub based at The Curious Lounge, The Pinnacle building, in Tudor Road, Reading, RG1 1NH.
  • Elevate careers coaches will also be available for drop-in sessions on the GCSE and A level results days (12noon to 4pm)
  • Call: 0118 937 3766 or text 07980 744530
  • Email:

Brian Grady, Director of Education at Brighter Futures for Children, said: “We have a friendly team of professional advisors at Elevate who will be able to give expert advice and support to young people receiving their exam results in Reading.

 “Advisors will be able to help young people plan their next steps and guide them through the different options available if they didn’t receive the results they were hoping for.

 “There are a variety of easy ways of getting in touch with the team at Elevate and I would strongly encourage young people to make contact if they have any concerns or questions after receiving their results.”

 Cllr Ruth McEwan, Lead Councillor for Education and Public Health, said: “I would like to send my best wishes to all young people in Reading who are awaiting their exam results this month.

“It can be an anxious time but it is important to be aware of all the different options available to you, even if you do not receive the results you were hoping for.

“The team of advisors at Elevate careers service will be there to guide you all through the exam results period and I would recommend you make contact if you need any advice or support.”

Visit the Elevate website at:

The following websites offer advice for young people and parents/carers about coping with stress and anxiety around the exam results period: