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The Parent

If your child's entering Clearing, they'll need your support and guidance. Understanding exactly how Clearing works will put you in the best position to help. We've got all the information you need in one place.

Supporting your child through Clearing

Results day isn't only about students. As a parent, chances are you'll go through a similar emotional rollercoaster as your child as you find out what grades they got. And if they suddenly find themselves considering Clearing, you’ll have a key role to play. It's not an ideal situation but with the right kind of support from you, going through Clearing could well be one of the best decisions your child makes. Tens of thousands of students go through Clearing every year, and countless success stories come out of it. Your main job is to know exactly how Clearing works, encourage and guide your child through it, and help them make the best decisions for their future.

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