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Year 9 Options Choices

Ways in which we support Year 9 pupils in choosing their options:

  • careers talks
  • online careers guidance software
  • participation in Take Your Daughter to Work Day
  • work during tutor time
  • an Options Fair

The Options Process

A Parents Meeting is held to support parents at this time. Advice and guidance are available from subject teachers, careers officer, senior leadership team and the Year 9 team.
 

Compulsory Subjects - everyone takes these subjects:

  • English, Mathematics, Science, Religious Studies
  • PE (non-examined)

GCSE Option A: Optional Subjects

Four choices may be selected; one from each block below:

You must select 2 EBACC subjects across the blocks (In Bold)

You must speak to your teachers and Head of Year about taking an additional subject

(First option 1, second option 2, from each block)

Block 1

Block 2

Block 3

Block 4

Geography

 

 History

 

 Art

 

History

 

Triple Science

 

French

 

 Music

 

Computing

 

Spanish

 

Geography   

 

 Psychology

 

Spanish

 

Child Care

 

 Dance

 

 Textiles

 

Film Studies

 

GCSE Option B: Optional Choices

Optional subjects- you will choose FOUR of these – one from each block

You must select 2 EBACC subjects across the blocks (In Bold)

You must speak to your teachers and Head of Year about taking an additional subject

(First option 1, second option 2, from each block)

Block 1

 

Block 2

 

Block 3

 

Block 4

 

Spanish

 

Geography

 

Art

 

Extra English

 

Geography

 

History

 

Music

 

Extra Maths

 

Child Care

 

French 

 

Textiles

 

Extra English

 

 

 

Dance

 

 

 

Extra Maths