HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SUBJECTS

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SUBJECTS

  Step 1:

Consider your:

 ·         Abilities

 ·         Interests

 ·         Possible learning or career pathways

 

  Step 2:

With the above principles in mind, read all the subject descriptions on your option choice sheets.  You also need to refer to the specific requirements for Year 11 students.

 

  Step 3:

Highlight or mark all possible subject choices as you read about them.  Make sure you satisfy any pre-requisites.

 

Step 4:

Discuss these pre-selections with your parents/guardians.

 

  Step 5:

Seek advice if necessary from:

  ·   Careers co-ordinator

  ·   Deans

  ·     Academic Dean

  ·    Subject teachers

  ·     Heads of Department

 

  Step 6:

After careful thought and discussion, complete your subject selection sheet.

 

 

ABILITY

 

INTERESTS

 

PATHWAYS

DIRECTION

 

SUBJECT CHOICE

  • How good are you at this subject?

 

  • Add to your ability your interests ? what do you enjoy doing?

 

  • You may not know what work you would like to do ? don?t worry.

 

  • Go through the possible subjects listed on your handout.

 

  • How easily do you understand it?

 

  • Reasons for enjoyment might be because of the work, the teacher, or because you seem good at it.

 

  • If you do know, or if you have ideas about what you might do, you can find out what subjects might be needed.

 

  • Highlight or mark alongside each possibility, and investigate those subjects thoroughly.
  • Your test marks and your work will help you estimate your ability.

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  • You gain more satisfaction and probably reach a higher standard in your work if you are interested in it.

 

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  • Staff are most willing to help you think this through.

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  • Be careful not to under-rate your ability.

 

 

 

 

 

 



In 2020, all senior students will take 7 subject courses and one compulsory course of academic mentoring.