There are many vocational work-based training and learning opportunities available today. These websites could help you if you decide to take this route after sixth form.
Apprenticeships - Learn whilst you earn, for 16-24 year olds.
Foundation Degree Website - Foundation Degrees are new degree level qualifications designed with employers, so they fit into the world of work.
Examples of various apprenticeships:
The following websites can help you to find suitable employment or training opportunities:
Guardian Careers Advice - The Guardian offers job hunters more job advertisements and careers advice than any other UK national newspaper.
Start your own business/ put your ideas into action:
Find more useful websites here.