Choosing my GCSEs

Here at West Grantham Academy, you will be required to choose your GCSE options in Year 9. You will study your GCSE courses for two years, between year 10 and 11.

It is important that you choose GCSE courses that you enjoy. In addition, you should think about your future and how your choices might impact your future studies and/or career.

The following links might be useful in helping you with your choices:

Labour Market Information

Choosing my post-16 choices

When you leave us at the end of year 11, you will be required to stay in education or training until the age of 18. There are several pathways that you could take.  Use the links below to find out about the different options available to you:

Further Education

Armed Forces Careers

List of Local Post-16 Providers

Please contact Hannah Lines on  if you would like your organisation to be listed here.

1:1 Careers Advice

At West Grantham Academy all KS4 students will receive a 1:1 careers meeting with a fully qualified careers advisor.

Considering University?

General Careers Advice


Job Profiles

Virtual Work Experience

Making Choices