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Year 8 Options 2019

You will be starting your GCSEs at the beginning of Year 9 to give you three years to prepare. The options process takes place during the spring term in Year 8 .

All students should take courses that reflect their strengths and interests whilst bearing in mind the importance of a broad and balanced range of subjects. All students will be interviewed as part of the options process to help ensure that they follow the most appropriate courses.

All students will study the compulsory core:

Subjects that fall into the English Baccalaureate are those subjects that will provide greater opportunities for post 16 study and higher education. The English Baccalaureate comprises: English, Mathematics, one of History or Geography, a language and 2 sciences which can include GCSE Computing.


Choice 1 - students can select MFL (French/German/Spanish) with ONE preferred Humanities subject from those below. Click on the subject headings for the individual course guides.

History Geography

 

OR

Students can select RE with ONE preferred subject from those below. Click on the subject headings for the individual course guides.

MFL (French/German/Spanish) History Geography

Choice 2 - students can select TWO subject from those listed below, as well as a RESERVE subject.

Some students will select ONE subject and study a curriculum support programme.

Click on the subject headings for the individual course guides.

3D Design* Media
Art* Performing Arts (Dance, Drama, Music)
Business Photography
Computer Science Sociology
Hospitality & Catering Sport / PE
Graphics* Textiles*
Health & Social Care  

*Your choices can only contain one of these subjects

Please note that students may have certain subjects pre-selected on their Options Form.


Please click on the links below to view the Options Leaflet for Parents and the presentation from the Options Evening.

Options Leaflet

Options Evening Presentation