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














GCSE Combined Science




GCSE Additional Science Year 11




GCSE Art & Design


GCSE Art & Design : Graphic Communication  


GCSE Business


BTEC Business Studies



BTEC Performing Arts (Dance)


GCSE Geography


GCSE History


GCSE Computer Science



Cambridge National Certificate in ICT


GCSE Music   




GCSE Philosophy, Ethics &  Religion





BTEC Sport


GCSE Triple Science


ASDAN Certificate of Personal Effectiveness (CoPE)