Year 9 Options

Year 9 students have begun the process of considering their Option Choices for their forthcoming Key Stage 4 courses. Students will be asked to choose four Option Subjects to complete their Key Stage 4 curriculum.

Click here to see 2023 Options Booklet.

Please watch our tutorial video that shows students how to create an account to complete there options process. They will recieve a welcome email in there school Gmail account.






     Core Subjects    

Students will study all of the core subjects below:


  • English Language and English Literature (equivalent to 2 GCSEs)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
    • Combined Science (equivalent to 2 GCSEs)
    • Three Separate Sciences (Biology, Chemistry & Physics - 3 GCSEs)
  • Core PE (non-GCSE)

     Options Subjects    


Students will study four of the Options Subjects below:

GCSE Qualifications

  • Art, Craft & Design or Graphics - only one can be selected
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Spanish
  • Statistics (you must be achieving a minimum of Grade 5 in Mathematics to select this option)

Vocational Qualifications

  • BTEC Level 1/2 Tech Award in Enterprise (Business)
  • BTEC Level 1/2 Tech Award in Sport
  • BTEC Level 1/2 Tech Award in Health & Social Care
  • BTEC Level 1/2 Tech Award in Digital Information Technology
  • Level 1/2 Award in Hospitality & Catering

As part of the Year 9 Options Process, all students are offered a careers interview with our Careers Advisor, Mrs Thompson, to support them in their decision-making process. They are also given an options work booklet to go through with staff in Tutor Time.

Following the fantastic feedback from the Options Event last night, all students are required to finalise their subject choices on Friday 17th March.  You will have received this Options Letter .

If you have any questions with regards to the Options Process please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.