Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Year 9 GCSE Options

All students will study the following subjects at GCSE in Key Stage 4:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • RE

Students will then choose one Modern Foreign Language (this will be the language they chose to continue to study at the end of Year 7):

  • French
  • Spanish

Students will then choose one Humanities subject:

  • Geography
  • History

Students can then choose two subjects from the following option subjects:

  • Art
  • Computer Science
  • Drama
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Media
  • Music
  • PE
  • Resistant Materials
  • Textiles

In KS4, students will also spend time studying PSHE, however, this will not be studied for GCSE examination.

Year 9 GCSE Options 2023

In order to submit your options form for your GCSE subjects of study as of September 2032, please ensure you have read all of the information below and contacted your subject teachers with any queries about courses.


GCSE Options Booklet 2023

GCSE Options Evening Presentation Slides 2023


Timeline for Options Process



1st March

Options Evening

6th - 17th March

One to One Student Interviews to take place in school- students will be notified of their appointment

23rd & 27th March

Parent Clinics: pre-bookable appointments only. Please click HERE to book an appointment if you need further and advice and support on the options process.

3rd - 14th April

Easter Holidays

26th April

Deadline for submission of options form.


GCSE Options Forms 2023

These will be uploaded once student One to One meetings have concluded. This delay in releasing the form it to ensure all students have given full consideration to all options, and also to ensure that subjects on a carousel of teaching have been delivered to all students prior to final decisions being made.

Please note: Once you begin to complete the form you will not be able to save it and come back to it later so please ensure you have enough time to complete the form when you start, and that you are sure of the options you wish to submit.

GCSE Options Form 2023