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Year 9 Options

You have already chosen one of your options subjects and started studying this in September of Year 9. It is now time to select the remainder of your GCSE courses.

All students should take courses which 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:

  • English Language & Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science - Combined Science GCSE or Biology, Chemistry and Physics GCSEs. (This will be decided in Year 11)
  • Core PE
  • Options subject started in Year 9

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 must select ONE preferred subject from those below. Click on the subject headings for the individual course guides.

MFL - French/German/Spanish Religious Studies & Ethics

 

Choice 2 - students muct select ONE preferred Humanities subject from those below. Click on the subject headings for the individual course guides.

Geography History Religious Studies & Ethics

 

Choice 3 - students must select ONE subject from those listed below, as well as a RESERVE subject. Click on the subject headings for the individual course guides.

3D Design Graphics
Art Photography
Business Health & Social Care
CIDA Sport

 

Please click on the link below to view the Year 9 Options assembly presentation with further information.

Year 9 Options Presentation