In Year 9 students select up to 4 options subjects to continue into Key Stage 4.
Curriculum Pathways in Key Stage 4 (Year 10 & 11)
To ensure that the curriculum provided meets the needs of all students, our Year 9 Options process guides students into one of three curriculum pathways:
Ebacc Pathway – ensures a broad and rigorous academic curriculum that includes the study of at least one Modern Foreign Language
Open Pathway – provides a wide choice of subjects based on a broad academic foundation
Success Pathway – a highly personalised curriculum designed to support students’ wider needs
All students will study:
Science Trilogy (unless opting for Separate Science)
Physical Education (non-examined)
All students also continue with our Personal Development curriculum which includes SMSC, PSHE, RE, Careers and Relationships, Sex and Health Education.
Students may choose from a wide range of additional subjects alongside their Core Curriculum.
Food Preparation & Nutrition
Key Stage 4 Options Process (Year 9)
In Year 9, students take part in the Options process in order to choose from a range of additional subjects to accompany their Core Curriculum. We aim to ensure that students, parents and carers are able to make well-informed decisions with the guidance of support of teachers and senior leaders. Please take some time to look through the information below when discussing your child's future choices.