Key Stage 4 Options for September 2023

In Key Stage 4 students are able to decide which subjects they will study at GCSE level in addition to English, Mathematics, Science, Core Physical Education and Life Skills and Wellbeing.

The options process and key dates for 2023 are outlined below along with an electronic copy of the Options Booklet. A hard copy will be distributed at the Options Evening on 1st March. 

Key Dates

Friday 10th February
Publication of the Key Stage 4 Options Brochure via the school website and Showbie.

Monday 27th February
Options Form with recommended pathways shared with students and parent/carer(s).

Wednesday 1st March
Options Evening and subject videos published on Showbie and the school website.

Wednesday 8th March
Year 8 Parents’ evening to discuss Options choices and pathways.

Thursday 23rd March
Options Form submitted to Form Tutors and via Showbie. It must be signed by both student and parent(s)/carer(s).

April & May
Allocation of options, discussions with individual students and parent(s)/carer(s) about clashes or option changes, where necessary.

June & July
Options confirmed by letter to parent(s)/carer(s).

Wednesday 6th December
Deadline for changing option subjects.

2023 Key Stage 4 Electronic Options Booklet

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