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Year 9 Options

At South Charnwood, pupils choose their options during Year 9. Choosing options is an exciting but challenging time for you. We want to work together with you and your parents to ensure that you choose the right Key Stage 4 programme to allow you to achieve maximum success. We will look at strengths and weaknesses to suggest the most suitable pathway to follow. 

 

Please watch the videos below to find out more information about the options process, find out what subjects you can study in Years 10 and 11 and read the option booklet carefully. You can ask your teachers about what subjects might be good for you to study, as well as using the support of your tutor.

 

You will have a meeting with a member of the senior leadership team to discuss your choices and ensure that they are suitable for you. Your final option choices must be submitted after February half term.  

 

If you have any questions about the options process, please complete the Year 9 Options Contact Form found here.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

  • 1st December 2021 – GCSE options evening for pupils & parents.  

 

  • 4th January 2022 – GCSE options booklet available to year 9 pupils. 

 

  • 27th January 2022 – Year 9A virtual parents evening - to discuss progress and GCSE option choices.

 

  • 1st February 2022 – Year 9A virtual parents evening - to discuss progress and GCSE option choices.

 

  • Week begining 7th February 2022 - pupils discuss draft option choices with SLT.

 

  • 25th February 2022 – GCSE option choices deadline.   

English

maths

science

You will need to choose FOUR OPTION subjects from the list below.

Click on the videos to find out more about them.

ART, DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY AND FOOD

CREATIVE iMEDIA

GEOGRAPHY

MEDIA STUDIES

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

BUSINESS STUDIES

DRAMA

HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE

MUSIC

COMPUTER SCIENCE

FRENCH

HISTORY

PE