The best resources for Year 9 options

Key Stage 4 Options Booklet

Link to Option Booklet 2019

Read your school’s guide “Which Way Now” Talk to teachers, tutors and parents. What resources can you look at om the careers library?


Read the articles on Plotr, especially ‘Choosing GCSE options: 19 questions to ask yourself’ and ‘Guide to making the right GCSE option choices’.

National Careers Service

Click ‘aged 13-16’ on the National Careers Service website if you are in England.

The Student Room

Ask a question on the forums in the Student Room and read existing posts


Read the advice on choosing your options

And watch the videos in focus on choices at 14

Parental Guidance

For parents but you can read it too


“Discover the careers that suit you”

Go to:

Enter ‘workcare35’ in the licence code box and click ‘sign up’

Create your own username and password to get started

Lancashire Skills Hub