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YEAR 9 - OPTIONS
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|Very soon you will need to select the subjects you want to study at GCSE. The subjects you decide to study in Years 10 and 11 may influence the jobs / careers you have in later life OR the courses you study in the Sixth Form and University. Answer the following questions carefully, they will help make your selection.|
|1. List four subjects (not the compulsory subjects) you would like to study in Years 10 and 11. Alongside each subject explain why you want to study it. Also, include a grade you think you are currently achieving in each of the subjects.|
|2. What career or job would you like to do when you leave school / college / university?|
|3. Why have you selected the job / career ? The keywords/phrases may help you answer this question.|
|WELL PAID - INTERESTING - VARIED ASPECTS TO THE JOB - WORKING WITH OTHER PEOPLE - MANAGING OTHER WORKERS - POSSIBILITY OF TRAVEL - WORKING ABROAD -RESPECTED JOB/CAREER|
|4. Using the internet as a
research tool - research three careers/jobs that you would like to
consider for your future employment. You could carry out general research
or specific research.
EXAMPLE - GENERAL RESEARCH:
You may wish to search the internet for general information about a career in the Medical Professions.
EXAMPLE- SPECIFIC RESEARCH:
You may wish to be more specific and search for information regarding becoming a Doctor.
Write notes on the careers / jobs you research in the space below.
In the space below list as many jobs / careers you can think of in two minutes.
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