GCSE Option Choices 2019

GCSE Options Process 2019-2021

During Year 9 students begin the very important process of deciding which subjects they are going to study next academic year. Please find below the key dates for events which will support students in making these crucial decisions.

Dec 2018 -Jan 2019

Subject teachers start to talk about options in their subject area with their classes

21 Dec

Options Booklet, detailing all the subject information and routes through to the Sixth Form, is emailed to parents and placed on the school’s website

15 Jan 2019

Year 9 GCSE Options Information Evening 6-8pm. Parents and students will have the opportunity to speak to teachers from every subject. A careers advisor will also be on hand to provide specific advice and guidance regarding routes and options beyond GCSE

16 - 25 Jan

Initial Options Trawl – students will be asked to identify which subjects they might be interested in choosing for study at GCSE. This enables us to gauge interest in different subjects so we can identify any possible clashes as we begin to construct our option blocks for timetabling

28 Jan - 8 Feb

Year 9 1:1 interviews with a senior member of staff regarding initial option choices. Parents are welcome to attend these interviews; the aim being to provide personalised advice and guidance for each student

7 Mar

Year 9 Parents’ Evening. Parents will have the opportunity to speak to their child’s current teachers (with their child present) about progress in that subject and, where appropriate, options at GCSE and beyond in that subject area. A careers advisor will also be on hand again and the final option form will be given out

15 Mar

Final Options Form due in

 

Options Date  
Year 9 Options Booklet 2019 07th Jan 2019 Download
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