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Year 9 into Year 10 

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We want to encourage the highest of aspirations We want to ensure the greatest achievement We want to give you the best preparation for the future We want to celebrate your success


Y10

Y11

English GCSE Maths GCSE Science GCSE RE GCSE PE

PE Option 1

Option 2 Option 3 Option 4

Cz

Cz

ICT

ICT

PSHE

PSHE


English Baccalaureate 

Not a single qualification but a portfolio of ‘rigourous’ GCSEs (equivalent to 6 awards) English  Maths  Double Science (Additional)  History or Geography  A foreign language (French or Spanish) 

These subjects collectively will form the new national benchmark by which universities and employers will be able to gauge ability and potential


Y10

Y11

English GCSE Maths GCSE Science GCSE RE GCSE PE

PE

Additional Science History/Geog Language Option 4

Cz

Cz

ICT

ICT

PSHE

PSHE


What do I choose? 

About 60% students will pursue the English Bac* plus one other subject from: Art * Plus GCSE RE, core PE and ICT  Business  Child Development  Dance (BTEC double award)  Drama  Food  ICT (OCR Nationals double award)  Music  PE (GCSE)  Resistant Materials (or may be Product Design) 


Other questions 

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What if I am not very good at one of the Bac subjects? Can I increase my choices? Will I get what I want? What will follow Key Stage 4?


In about 40% of cases students will replace a Bac subject with a second subject from this list: Art  Business  Child Development  Dance (BTEC double award)  Drama  Food  ICT (OCR Nationals double award)  Music  PE (GCSE)  Resistant Materials (or may be Product design) 


Other questions  

Can I increase my choices? Will I get what I want?


Y10

Y11

English GCSE Maths GCSE Science GCSE RE GCSE PE

PE

Additional Science History/Geog Option 3 Option 4 subject twilight provision Cz

Cz

ICT

ICT

PSHE

PSHE


Other questions ď Ž

What will follow Key Stage 4?


Y10

Y11

Y12

Y13

English GCSE

OPTION A

Maths GCSE

OPTION B

Science GCSE

OPTION C

RE GCSE

OPTION D

PE

PE Option 1

Option 2 Option 3 Option 4 subject twilight provision Cz

Cz

ICT

ICT

PSHE

PSHE

OPTION E


Determining the option blocks


Two examples


Key Dates and Deadlines 

18th February ~ Options assembly. Options booklet issued.

10th March ~ Joint Y8/Y9 options evening; an opportunity to gather additional information from subject teachers (Y9 parents will have presentation). Options forms issued.

17th March ~ deadline for handing in form ANY QUESTIONS?


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