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INTEGRITY

COMPASSION

AMBITION

School Holiday: The school is now closed for the Easter break and will re-open on Monday 19th April.

School Holiday: The school is now closed for the Easter break and will re-open on Monday 19th April.

Guided Choices 2021


This page will help direct you towards information for Year 9 Guided Choices 2021.

On this page, you will find:

  • A presentation from the Deputy Principal.
  • A table linking you to further information on each course on offer, as well as a presentation from the Subject Leader.
  • Important points to consider.
  • The Guided Choices blocks.
  • The Guided Choices response form (deadline Wednesday 31st March).

Presentation from the Deputy Principal:

Please see the presentation from the Deputy Principal, Mr Tierney, which walks you through the Guided Choices process. There is also the presentation slides available separately below.

Presentation from Mr Tierney (Video)
Presentation slides from video above


Course Information:

Subject Course Details Subject Leader Presentation
Art (GCSE) Art Course Details Art Presentation
Business Studies (GCSE) Business Course Details Business Presentation
Computing (GCSE) Computing Course Details Computing Presentation
Dance (GCSE) Dance Course Details Dance Presentation
Design & Technology (GCSE) Design & Technology Course Details Design & Technology Presentation
Drama (GCSE) Drama Course Details Drama Presentation
English Language (GCSE) English Language Course Details English Language & Literature Presentation
English Literature (GCSE) English Literature Course Details
Enterprise (BTEC) Enterprise Course Details Enterprise Presentation
Food Technology (GCSE) Food Technology Course Details Food Technology Presentation
Geography (GCSE) Geography Course Details Geography Presentation
Health & Social Care (BTEC) Health & Social Care Course Details Health & Social Care Presentation
History (GCSE) History Course Details History Presentation
IT (BTEC) IT Course Details IT Presentation
Maths (GCSE) Maths Course Details Maths Presentation
Media (Cambridge National) Media Course Details Media Presentation
MFL - French (GCSE) French Course Details MFL French & Spanish Presentation
MFL - Spanish (GCSE) Spanish Course Details
Music (BTEC) Music Course Details Music Presentation
PE (GCSE) PE Course Details PE Presentation
Photography (GCSE) Photography Course Details Photography Presentation
Religious Studies (GCSE) Religious Studies Course Details Religious Studies Presentation
Sports Studies (Cambridge National) Sports Studies Course Details Sports Studies Presentation
Science (GCSE) Science Course Details Science Presentation
Textiles (GCSE) Textiles Course Details Textiles Presentation

Important points to consider:

Please read through the following information before viewing the guided choices blocks.

It is important to note that:

  • These choices are not final and are an expression of interest.
  • Interviews will take place after the Easter break to discuss the subjects which students have selected, to ensure that they are best suited for the student.
  • English, Maths, Science, Core PE and PSHE are all mandatory subjects.
  • Students will then take 4 further guided choices courses alongside these mandatory subjects.
  • Students are expected to take History or Geography as one of their guided choices.
  • Students are engouraged to study a Modern Foreign Language (MFL) Subject to broaden there future prospects.
  • "The EBacc is a set of subjects at GCSE that keeps young people's options open for further study and future careers" - DfE. To achieve an EBacc, students need good GCSE passes in:
    • English Language & English Literature
    • Mathematics
    • Combined Science (2 GCSEs)
    • History or Geography
    • French or Spanish
  • Letters will go out to parents/carers once course selection has been finalised (end of May).

Guided Choices Blocks:

Guided Choices BlocksClick on the image above to view the choices full screen. It is also available to download in PDF form here.


Submitting your Guided Choices:

To submit your guided choices, please complete the Google Form using the link below.

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The deadline for responses is Wednesday 31st March.