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Supporting Resources

 

We have collected together some useful websites that can help our students make informed decisions when choosing their options:

Thinking ahead 

Success at School: How important are GCSEs?https://successatschool.org/blog/525/How-important-are-GCSEs%3F 

https://youtu.be/KEqusBBwLXU 

iCould: Choosing your GCSE options 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-AuuIxr0Ro

 

University options 

Informed Choices: Find out which subjects are needed for university courses 
https://www.informedchoices.ac.uk/ 

The Uni Guide: How important are GCSE choices when it comes to university
https://www.theuniguide.co.uk/advice/gcse-choices-university/how-important-are-gcse-choices-when-it-comes-to-university

The Uni Guide: Should you take subjects that aren’t GCSEs? 
https://www.theuniguide.co.uk/advice/gcse-choices-university/should-you-take-subjects-that-arent-gcses

Post-16 options 

Sheffield Progress: Explore post-16 options in Sheffield and view the grades and subjects required 
https://www.sheffieldprogress.co.uk/ 

 

Employment 

BBC Bitesize: What GCSEs should I take to become a...? 
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmskpg8 

The Uni Guide: Which GCSEs do you have to do to get into a particular career? 
https://www.theuniguide.co.uk/advice/gcse-choices-university/which-gcses-do-you-have-to-do-to-get-into-a-particular-career 

 

CAREER COMPANION 

The Career Companion is our bespoke careers hub for all careers, training and learning interests for our students.  There is also a dedicated Parent/Carer section too, with helpful additional support for advising your children. Please click the image below to go to the site.

(please note: if the link takes you to a 'login' page, your child will need to login to their student portal first and follow the link from there.)

Career Companion