These will suit you if you enjoy and perform well in exams and want to study a range of academic subjects. Progression is usually onto university.


I am good at revising
I prefer exams to coursework
I like studying independently, researching and essay writing
I would like the challenge of studying subjects in depth
I think my next step after school will be university before deciding on a career.


These courses will give you a more direct insight into the world of work and career specific skills that prepare you to go straight into employment, apprenticeships, higher education or university.


I prefer coursework to exams
I have a career in mind and I want my subjects to be linked to my chosen career
I want work experience opportunities linked to my chosen career
I am yet to decide my next step after school.