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YEAR 9 - OPTIONS

V. Ryan 2010

 

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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.
 
 
 
 
5. Competition.

In the space below list as many jobs / careers you can think of in two minutes.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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