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Options: GCSEs and equivalents

how do Year 9 students choose their options?

Year 9 students should follow this process for choosing their options to study from September 2021:

  • All Year 9 students have been sent an email to their school email account from Mr Griffiths, Deputy Headteacher, which outlines the process.
  • There are three pathways: blue, pink and yellow. The email from Mr Griffiths tells you which pathway you are on.
  • Read the Options Booklet for your pathway, which was included in the email from Mr Griffiths.
  • Watch the videos below about the options process and individual subjects.
  • Discuss your options with your family.
  • You will be sent details about when you will have an interview with a member of the Options Team. You can use this opportunity to ask any questions you may haven.
  • Once you have had your interview, you can fill in the Online Options Form - the link to this was in the email from Mr Griffiths.
  • The Online Options Form goes live on Thursday 28 January and must be submitted by Friday 26 February 2021. It can only be accessed during these times.
  • Please note that you can only complete the form when you are logged in to your school email.
  • If you have any problems with your form please contact Miss J Robinson (Head of Year) or Mrs K Kubon (Pastoral Manager).

 

video about choosing your options

A presentation from Mr Griffiths, Deputy Headteacher, for Year 9 students and their families about choosing your Key Stage 4 options.

 

 

 

Videos about subjects

art and design (fine art) 

 

 

 

child development 

 

 

 

computer science 

 

 

 

dance (physical education) 

 

 

 

drama 

 

 

 

engineering 

 

 

 

english 

 

 

 

enterprise (business studies) 

 

 

 

geography 

 

 

 

health and social care 

 

 

 

history 

 

 

 

hospitality and catering 

 

 

 

imedia
 

 

 

 

languages (french and spanish) 

 

 

 

maths 

 

 

 

music 

 

 

 

photographic communication 

 

 

 

physical education 

 

 

 

religious studies 

 

 

 

science (trilogy) 

 

 

 

science (triple) 

 

 

 

sport studies