Year 9 - Options for KS4

Year 9 - Options for KS4

The school provides a broad and balanced range of subjects throughout all key stages, including an appropriate balance between academic and work-related subjects in Years 10 to 13   -  OFSTED 2014

This section of the website provides information about the process for students' selection of their Option subjects for Key Stage 4 ( Years 10 and 11 ) which takes place during Year 9.  For full details of the Key Stage 4 curriculum, visit the Curriculum Information section of this site.

Please note that this page is updated each Spring with the details of the Options process and KS4 courses to be offered to the current Year 9 cohort. 

 

Key Stage 4 Options 2017-2019

The Options Form for current Year 9 students, who will be making their choices in early 2017, is available here.  This form needs to be completed and handed in to Reception by the end of Thursday 23 February. [ There is no benefit, in terms of subjects allocated, in handing the form in earlier than this date. ]

The 2017 Key Stage 4 Options booklet can be downloaded here.

The PowerPoint shown at the Year 9 Options Evening on 24 January 2017 can be downloaded here.

 

Website links for courses to be taught from September 2017

 

CORE SUBJECTS

 

English

www.aqa.org.uk/english

 

Maths

www.edexcel.com/quals/gcse/gcse10/maths/pages/default.aspx

 

French

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/languages/gcse

 

German

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/languages/gcse

 

Spanish

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/languages/gcse

 

GCSE Combined Science

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/combined-science-trilogy-8464

 

PSHCEE

www.channelmogo.com

 

GCSE Additional Science Year 11

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/biology-8461

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/chemistry-8462

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/physics-8463

 

OPTION SUBJECTS

 

GCSE Art & Design

http://www.edexcel.com/quals/gcse/gcse09/Art/Pages/default.aspx

 

GCSE Art & Design : Graphic Communication

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/art-and-design  

 

GCSE Business

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/business-2017.html

 

BTEC Business Studies

 
 

 

BTEC Performing Arts (Dance)

http://www.edexcel.com/quals/firsts2012/performing-arts/spec-pack/Pages/Documents-Award.aspx

 

GCSE Geography

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/geography-b-2016.html

 

GCSE History

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/history-2016

 

GCSE Computer Science

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-computer-science-j276-from-2016/

 

 

Cambridge National Certificate in ICT

 

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals-ict-level-1-2-j800-j810-j820/

 

GCSE Music

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-music-j536-from-2016/   

 

 

 

GCSE Philosophy, Ethics &  Religion

 

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/religious-studies/gcse/religious-studies-a-8062

 

GCSE PE

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-physical-education-j587-from-2016/

 

 

BTEC Sport

 

http://www.edexcel.com/quals/firsts2012/sport/Pages/default.aspx

 

GCSE Triple Science

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/biology-8461

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/chemistry-8462

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/physics-8463

 

ASDAN Certificate of Personal Effectiveness (CoPE)

http://www.asdan.org.uk/Qualifications/CoPE_1_and_2


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