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  •          28th February - Y8 HPV Vaccinations   -  29th February Y9 Options Evening - Chase and Pomphrey to arrive for 5pm Rodway and Siston to arrive for 5.45pm

 

Y9 Options

Welcome to the Year 9 Options page.  This is an exciting time for you as a Year 9 student as, during the next few weeks, you will be choosing the courses that you will be following in Year 10 and 11.  

Our KS4 curriculum is varied and is designed to provide a range of courses to enable you to tailor your programme of study to your strengths, interests and future aspirations.

Choosing your courses can be daunting and so the information on this page is here to help you make informed choices.  It is important that you, your teachers and your parents/carers work together to ensure that you choose the most appropriate options for your future.

The Year 9 Options Book 2024-26 can be viewed here

Options timeline is as follows:

 29th Jan-9th Feb

Year 9 Assessment 2 weeks

W/B 29th January

Year 9 Options assembly 

Thursday 29th

February 

Progress reports containing attitude to learning information and current progress in each subject will be sent home to parents and carers. 

Year 9 Options Evening (In person)

Thursday 7th March

Year 9 on-line Parents’ Evening. This is an opportunity for you to discuss the suitability of a course with a subject specific teacher. 

Friday 8th March

Options on-line goes live.

The window for submission closes on Friday 15th March at 9.00 am.

End of April

Provisional Options confirmed

June

Options are confirmed

 

 

 A letter to parents and carers explaining the KS4 curriculum and options timeline can be found here

Year 9 Options evening  letter 29/02/24 /docs/Y9_Options_evening.pdf

 

Subject Presentations

Core curriculum:

English

Maths

Science

Options: Students will choose either history or geography

Geography

History

French

German

Computer Science

Art and Design

3D Art

Art Textiles

Drama

Music

Photography

Health & Social Care

Media

Religious Studies

Sociology

Dance

PE

Sport

Engineering Design (DT)

Engineering

Food & Nutrition

 Further Information

 

'Help your child make the best GCSE choices' (Department of Education)