Year 9 – Choosing Your GCSEs & Post-14 Options

10 Useful Websites & Resources (for Students & Parents)

 

1. Key Stage 4 Options Booklet – http://www.urmstongrammar.org.uk/keystage-4-options/

2. Speaking to People (including family, teachers who know you well, Careers Adviser, older students, friends)

3. National Careers Service website – https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/home

4. Brightside Bright Knowledge – https://www.brightknowledge.org/education/year-911
GCSEs explained – http://www.brightknowledge.org/knowledge-bank/education-pathways/year-9-11/the-lowdown-on-gcses

5. Parental Guidance – http://www.parentalguidance.org.uk/
Making subject choices at age 12-14 – http://www.parentalguidance.org.uk/making-choices/making-subject-choices-at-age-12-14
All you need to know about changes to GCSEs – http://www.parentalguidance.org.uk/making-choices/all-you-need-to-know-about-changes-to-gcses

6. icouldhttp://icould.com/
Choosing your GCSE options – https://icould.com/article/choosing-your-gcse-options/
Choices at 14: video – https://icould.com/videos/choices-at-14/
Buzz Quiz (discover strengths and personality type) – http://icould.com/buzz/?ref=menu

7. Careersbox websitewww.careersbox.co.uk
The national careers film library which is a free careers resource showing real people doing real jobs

8. Start websitehttps://login.startprofile.com/RegisterOne.aspx

9. Future Morphhttp://www.futuremorph.org/
Information on Science and Maths at KS4 and beyond – http://www.futuremorph.org/11-13/

10. The Student Roomhttp://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/content.php?r=1838-gcse#navgcse
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Amy Marshall
CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice & Guidance) Co-ordinator
amarshall@urmstongrammar.org.uk

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