As part of the options process, your child will select their GCSE subjects this term. Key dates for 2020 are as follows:

 Date  Event
 27th November   Option Assembly – introduction to the options process to all Year 8 students
9th January Option workbooks issued – students will work through these in tutor time to develop their understanding of the importance of the options process
14th – 30th January 2020 Year 8 careers interviews – every student will meet with Ms McKay to discuss their career aspirations.
w/b 20th January 2020 Options assemblies – Learning leaders will outline key learning foci and requirements to study their subjects. External speakers from different employment backgrounds will talk about their pathways to their chosen career.
30th January 2020 Year 8 Parents evening – Opportunity to speak to all subject staff to discuss your child’s progress.
31st January 2020  Choices for Options Taster Day – students choose 5 subjects to attend on Taster day (these are not their option choices at this stage).  It is an opportunity to experience subjects they are considering
6th February 2020 Options Taster Day – students receive information and guidance on career paths as well as attend lessons based on their choices for Taster day.
6th February 2020 (5:45pm - 8:00pm) Options Evening – Presentation in theatre to all parent/carers and talks given by all Option subjects explaining the GCSE/KS4 curriculum.
March 2020 Personalised meetings with some students following option choices
March / April 2020  Letters to parents confirming option choices


The latest Options Evening Programme Click here 

2019-20 Options Evening Presentation will be uploaded after 6th February 

2019-20 Options Booklet Click here