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Heckmondwike Grammar School

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Key Stage 4

Year 10
  • New for 2016/17 - Building My Skills programme throughout the year
  • Introduction to careers software packages including Kudos
  • Identifying personal skills and careers interests
  • Preparation for individual careers interviews

Year 11
  • Overview of all post-16 options - including further education, vocational courses and apprenticeships
  • A level subject choice and introduction to Higher Education
  • All Year 11 students are invited to an individual careers guidance interview to discuss their future plans
  • Support for students making applications to jobs and apprenticeships


Career Options after Year 11

The government website has a vast amount of information for year 11 students and can be found by following the link below. 

It's Your Choice - PDF Available to download on the Careers area of Moodle.  Comprehensive information covering the range of options post-16.

Also, see the National Careers Service website:- 


UCAS PROGRESS is a useful website which gives you the option to search by institution in your local area to see what options are available. The website address is:

 NB - Also please see the Further Education link on the right.


Which Subjects at A Level?

The Russell Group has produced a very useful booklet about making your post-16 subject choices and it can be found by following the link below...

The University Which Guide has a useful tool which shows which degree subjects can be accessible with your A Level choices > A Level Explorer

The Higher Ideas programme on the Careers area of Moodle also shows which degree courses different A Level subjects can lead to