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Year 9 Options Information 2017

Year 9 Options Presentation

Here are the 3 different options forms. The powerpoint above explains each pathway. Your child's form teacher will have agreed a pathway with them.

Options Pathway EBACC

Options Pathway B

Options Pathway C

The following subjects are studied by every child:-

Options Booklet English Language

Options Booklet English Literature

Options Booklet Maths

Options Booklet Science Double & Additional Award

If your child opts for Triple Science then they do separate GCSEs in Physics, Biology and Chemistry INSTEAD OF GCSE Science (Core and Additional)"

 

Some subjects are designated by the Government as Ebacc subjects. These are listed below. Click on each one to find out more about that qualification. 

Options Booklet History

Options Booklet Geography

Options Booklet Science Triple

Options Booklet Computer Science

Options Booklet French

Options Booklet German

Everyone will have to study at least one of these subjects, but you will only get the Ebacc if you choose a language and also one of History or Geography.

 

The remaining subjects that can be chosen are:-

GCSEs

Options Booklet Art

Options Booklet Art Graphics

Options Booklet Art Textiles

Options Booklet Business

Options Booklet Dance

Options Booklet Drama

Options Booklet Music

Options Booklet GCSE PE

Options Booklet RE

Vocational Qualifications  (Worth a GCSE on college applications but more biased towards coursework):-

Options Booklet ICT

Options Booklet Hospitality

Options Booklet Child Development

Options Booklet BTEC Sport