The options information below was relevant to students during the 2020/21 academic year. Information about the options process for students in Year 9 during 2021/22 will be published in January 2022.

KS4 Options (for September 2021)

Welcome to our options website for pupils in Year 9.

Our options booklet provides a comprehensive overview of the options process.

The process starts with a live presentation on Tuesday 23 February. If you were unable to view the presentation live a recording is available (link). A copy of the presentation is also available here.

Each subject has made a brief presentation in order to help pupils with their choice.

Options forms must be completed no later than Friday 5 March. Forms returned late will only be considered after forms returned on-time.


Subject presentations

Specialist subject teachers have made short videos to explain more about each course. They are grouped by faculty below:

English & Media
English language & English literature
MathematicsLevel 2 Further Mathematics
Combined Science & Biology, Chemistry & Physics
Religious studiesReligious studies (core only)
French and German
BusinessComputer ScienceDT: Product Design
Food Preparation and NutritionBTEC Digital ITBTEC Engineering
BTEC Enterprise
Creative Arts
Art (Art, Craft & Design or Textiles)MusicDrama
PE & Health
BTEC Health


PE Options Booklet

Letters to parents/carers

Copies of letters sent out to parents/carers about the options process