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Careers for Students

Year 9 – GCSE options

How do I choose?

At Wexham, students select their GCSE options in year 9. The latest options booklet is below.

Key Advice

·       If you have a career plan then make sure you find out the subjects that are required.

·       Choose what you like doing.

·       Ask for help from your tutor remember they know you really well.

·       Talk all options through with your family with regards to the choices available.

·       Talk to your subject teachers, they know the details of the course, and can advise if it is right for you.

Useful websites:


Year 11 – post 16 options

What are my options?

A Levels

One very popular option is to continue your studies into A Levels. You are able to sit A Levels at Wexham, other schools with sixth forms or a sixth form college. This offers a clear pathway to university.

Apprenticeships and School Leaver Programmes

You can also apply to do an apprenticeship.

Other school/college courses

East Berkshire College       

Reading College                   

Uxbridge College                  

Post 18 Options

What are your options?


Apprenticeships and School Leaver Programmes – You may wish to complete an apprenticeship after leaving Wexham.

Employment – You may wish to start employment.

Useful websites

National Careers Service

School Leavers Guide