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Year 9 GSCE Options

Selecting GCSE options is an important time for Year 9 students as they are about to make a decision that will determine the subjects they will study for the next two years and may influence their future education. This page outlines some key dates for pupils and their families, as well as providing additional information on the courses we offer at GCSE. 


Important dates

  •   GCSE taster hour
  •   Students receive options pack
  •  Options evening
  •   Options submission deadline



GCSE Options Booklet 2024 - 2026

Option Evening - Subject rooms


Subject specifications
To find out more about the subjects on offer you can view the exam board specifications below:

GCSE Art & Design: Fine Art - AQA GCSE Biology - AQA (part of Triple Science option) GCSE Business Studies - AQAGCSE Chemistry - AQA (part of Triple Science option) GCSE Combined Science - AQAGCSE Computer Science - OCR  GCSE Dance - AQA GCSE Design and Technology - AQA GCSE Drama - AQA GCSE English Language - AQAGCSE English Literature - AQA GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition - AQA GCSE French - AQA GCSE Geography - AQA GCSE German - AQAGCSE History - AQAGCSE Mathematics - AQA GCSE Media studies -  Eduqas  GCSE Music - AQAGCSE Physical Education - AQA GCSE Physics - AQA (part of Triple Science option) GCSE Religious Studies - AQA You can also find out more information on how we deliver the curriculum in the curriculum by year section of our website.