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Jess - Qualifications making my subject choices

Content type

Video case studies

Audience

Resource for teachers and their learners

Description

  1. What was the outcome of Jess resitting some of her exams?
  2. What factors affected Jess's choice of A-Levels? Would these affect your decision?
  3. What can you learn from Jess's experience of completing her qualifications?

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Guidebook

How do I help my students make the right choices for post-16 study?

Information sheets

Which qualifications will enable your students to progress to Russell Group universities?
Key stage 4 and 5 choices - myth-busting

Presentations

Presentation slides - helping your students make the right study choices
Presentation notes - helping your students make the right study choices

Activity sheets

Researching post-16 study options - activity for students

Teacher and adviser reflection sheets

Teacher and adviser reflection - helping students make the right choices for post-16 study

Video case studies

Amy - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Billie-Jo - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Daniela - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Daniyel - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Fatima - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Jackson - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Jess - Qualifications making my subject choices
Josh - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Khima - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Matt - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Mayowa - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Nathan - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Orin - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Richard - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Rob - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Samra – Qualifications – making my subject choices
Sharn - Qualifications - making my subject choices
Sophie - Qualifications - making my subject choices

Weblinks:

Bright Knowledge is a guide to careers, education and student life. Bright Knowledge aims to help students work out what they want to achieve and how they can get there. The website is updated with the latest news and new resources every day.

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‘Core maths’ refers to a group of mathematics qualifications available in England.

Leading universities value mathematics skills for many different degree courses and most have GCSE or equivalent requirements. Mathematical and statistical problem-solving, data-analysis and interpretation skills are useful for a wide variety of undergraduate degrees. A core maths qualification may help your students improve and maintain these skills, especially if they are not taking AS- or A-level mathematics or further mathematics.

STEM Learning provides a range of free resources to support teachers with students undertaking a Core Maths qualification.

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Informed Choices is an interactive website produced by the Russell Group. Whether students know what they want to do in future or not, the website can help students to think about their A level subject choices.

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The LMI Careerometer enables your students to explore different professions. They can see how much workers in different occupations typically earn and also learn more about future labour market demand for different jobs.

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The Government's National Careers Service provides a wealth of free information about different careers. If a student of yours has a particular career in mind, they can use the website to find out exactly which qualifications they are likely to need.

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Prospects offers useful information on career pathways, including job profiles detailing typical salaries and the qualifications and skills required by role type. There is a section on careers relevant to different degrees and a career planner and quiz.

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New T level qualifications combine classroom learning with on the job experience. They will enable students to progress into the workplace or to pursue further or higher education. More details about T levels can be found on the Government's T levels website.

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This useful TheUniGuide webpage provides tools, advice and guidance for students considering their study options.

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TheWayUp! is an innovative new game that helps students make better, more informed choices about their future.

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On the What Uni? website students can look up different courses at different universities. They can see which A level subjects students who have progressed on to these courses have typically taken.

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