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Y8 GCSE Options 2018-19

Y8 GCSE Options 2018-19

Options Forms

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Option Blocks (2018/19)

All pupils will do English, English Literature, Maths, Science (either 3 or 2 GCSEs), core PE and PD lessons.

1 2 3 4
History History History (Spanish)
Geography Geography Geography History
PE Art Art Geography
Drama PE Music Art
Dance RE Food & Nutrition Food & Nutrition
(Enhanced English) (Enhanced English) Design & Technology Design & Technology
(French) (French) RE RE



Items in brackets are only available on certain pathways.

Students are expected to choose one subject from each block in line with the requirements of the
pathway (eg Geography or History and 2/3 other choices). Students are welcome to opt for Spanish if
they wish or in some individual cases French may be considered.
These blocks are in development and are possibly subject to some change.

This link gives some useful questions to ask while considering options: Choosing GCSEs 19 questions to ask yourself.

Letters (2018/19)

Guidance (2018/19)

Key Dates (2018/19)

    • Y8 Parents’ Evening
      Wednesday 13th March 2019
      3:45 – 6:45pm
    • Year 8 Options Evening
      Wednesday 27th February 2019
      5:30 – 7:00pm
    • Year 8 Options process opens
      Monday 25th March 2019
    • Year 8 Options form deadline
      Friday 26th April 2019
    • Year 8 Students informed of their GCSE Options
      Friday 10th May 2019