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Year 9 Options

GCSE options timeline and supporting activities

Year 9 options assemblyNovember 2018
All year 9 pupils discuss process and thoughts to date with member of Senior Leadership TeamDecember 2018
Year 9 parents’ information eveningThursday 17th January 2019 (6pm)
Options preference forms to be handed in byMonday 18th February 2019

Option choices

In addition to the core curriculum, pupils choose 1 option from A and 1 option from B:

Core curriculum (everyone)Option AOption B
English language

English literature

Mathematics

Combined Science

French

History or Geography

Core PE

RE and PSHE

 

Art and Design

Design Technology

Drama

Music

GCSE Physical Education

Triple Science*

Geography

 

Art and Design

Dance

Design Technology

German

Hospitality and Catering

GCSE Physical Education

History

* Triple Science will enable pupils to study Physics, Chemistry and Biology as separate subjects and will include the time already allocated to Combined Science on the timetable.

What if you would like to study both History and Geography? Consider which other course you would like to do from either Option A or Option B. If you choose one from A, then choose History from B and Geography in core. If you choose one from B, then choose Geography from A and History in core.

GCSE subject specifications:  To view more detailed information please click here.

GCSE Factsheet for Parents: To learn more about the new GCSE grading structure and key information, please click here.