Year 9 Options

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Into Key Stage 4 for 2022-23

This year, we will be providing support and guidance for key stage four options virtually as per this timeline:

Date Action
10/01/22 E-options booklet shared with all year 9s and parents and on website and virtual options introductions video attached.
10/01/22 Year 9 parents’ evening letter goes out.
10/01/22 Form-time activities on making the right choice.
12/01/22 Form-time options introductions virtual assembly played.
17 – 19/01/22 Options presentations shared virtually with students.
20/01/22 Year 9 Parents Evening (4pm – 6.30pm)
20 & 21/01/22 Year 13s volunteers to visit forms.
w/c 24/01/22 Taster lessons for options in all subjects.
(Media, Business Studies, Citizenship, Sociology, Health and Social Care will be delivered virtually during English, Maths, Science, R.E. and Core P.E. time)
31/01/22 – 04/02/22 Options interviews
By 04/03/22 Confirmation of options sent to parents

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Please watch this video and review the options guidance which is contained in the booklet below. This contains information about pathways, courses and progression to further education and careers. Please also view our subject presentations before making your choices.

Once you have reviewed this section of the website, please discuss your options with your form tutor and subject teachers using page 4 of the options booklet in preparation for your options interviews commencing 31st January, 2022.

Following this, all options will need to be reviewed and collated by the Senior Leadership Team and confirmation will be sent to parents by 4th March, 2022. As always, we do not guarantee to honour students’ first choices for many reasons but we will endeavour to in the majority of cases.

Key Links and Documents:

Y9 Options Overview & KS4 Course Presentations

Y9 Options Booklet 2021-22