Year 9 Options


Year 9 is a time of choices which will outline what you will be learning over the next two years for your GCSEs.  Use these pages to get as much information as possible to help you to make your choices and to understand the process you need to do to let school know what you want to study.

Year 9 Options Form graphicThis is what the form will look like when it is available.  You select one subject for the pink panel called Choice 1 and three subjects form the blue panel called Choice 2.  See below for a closeup of what the panels look like…

Useful Links

Visit the Courses Pages to read all about the subjects you will be studying for GCSE in Years 10 and 11:

These links are also available of every Options page in the sub-menu.


Once you have read all the material and done your research, use these forms to send us your choices and to indicated what you would like a ‘taster’ of.  The first form to complete is the Taster Day form.  The Options form for the subjects you want to study will be available soon.

Options Key Dates 2021

  • w/c Mon 8 Feb
    • Year 9 Assemblies
    • Virtual Launch to Parents/Carers
  • Thurs 11 February Submission of Options Morning choices
  • Thurs 25 February Taster Day, Periods 4 and 5
  • Wed 3 March Year 9 Parent/Teacher Consultation
  • Wed 17 March Deadline for submission of GCSE options
  • March-May Processing of options forms
    • Consultation with individual students
    • Final option choices confirmed
  • May/June Students informed of options choices
  • September 2021 Courses commence

Taster Day Form

Use this form to tell us which subjects you would like to try on the Taster Day (Thursday 25 February).  You need to fill this in and send it to us by Thursday 11 February.

How to use this form

On a computer:

  1. If your form opens in a browser (eg Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer…) you will need to download it to the computer using the download button in the app.
  2. Go to the download folder and double click the form, fill it in and click the Submit button
  3. Your email programme will start – press send to send us the form

See the video in the sidebar to the right for an online demo.

PLEASE NOTE: This form can’t be sent from a browser!  It needs to be downloaded first, opened on your device and then filled it.

On a Phone/iPad/Tablet

  1. When you click on the button the form will download to your device
  2. Click on the Open button if is appears and fill in the form. You may need to go to the download location and open the form.
  3. Click the Submit button and your email program will start
  4. Tap Send to send it to us

Tutorial Videos

Videos to help with accessing the forms on various devices.

Computer or Laptop

Instructions on how to download, fill in and email the form on a computer can be seen in the video:

Android Phone

Instructions on how to download, fill in and email the form on an Android phone can be seen in the video:

Options Form: Available Soon!

This download will be available soon when it is time for you to send us your choices.  Watch this space!