To make informed choices, students will need to think carefully, read the information provided in the Course Information and go through the following:
Assess your ability in subjects:
- Look at results – your individual ability
- Discuss this with teachers and parents
- Don’t forget the value of hard work!
Think about the importance of interest in the subject:
Do you really enjoy the subject? Don’t just do what your friends are doing.
Be careful here and do not narrow your options by dropping critical subjects, especially mathematics, the sciences and some arts subject.
Ask and find out what the subjects are like:
Talk to teachers and students – what is the subject really about and will you enjoy it?
Get help if you are uncertain:
The Careers Advisor, Mrs Pascoe, your Dean, Tutor Teacher, Faculty Head and teaching staff can all assist.