Options Evening Subject Videos

Welcome to our year 9 options event, below you will find short videos introducing each subject.

We encourage you to watch them all, but certainly watch the ones for the subjects you and your son/daughter are interested in taking.

Essential information about the process can be found below and you should make sure that you have visited each of these links.

Key dates​

18th March – Online Parents Evening​

19th March – We will be opening the options system via SIMS app. More information will follow in due course, including some troubleshooting information if you have not yet been able to activate your SIMS account.

25th March Options Deadline


Core Subjects – Compulsory Study.


Science – Pupils will study either combined or separate science, separate science will count as one options choice.


Students will also have Core Physical Education and Beliefs and Values lessons as a statutory offer, these subjects do not lead to GCSE qualifications.

Humanities – All students will pick from either History or Geography, but can choose both if they wish.


MFL – Students on the EBAC pathway will study French.

Students on Standard pathway have French as one of their options choices.


Art Curriculum – Pupils are only able to select one of the following subjects if they are interested in Art .


Free Choices – Students can pick up to three of these subjects depending on their pathway and if they selected an Art subject.

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