Year 9 Options

At Greatfields, we believe in providing the highest standard of education to create a firm foundation for our students’ future success. Selecting subjects for the Key Stage 4 programme (year 10 and 11) is an exciting time for our year 9 students.

Alongside their core subjects, Greatfields offers a range of option courses in both GCSE and Vocational qualifications that will interest our students, respond to their varied needs and open routes to a wide variety of career prospects. The courses are devised so that students acquire a broad and balanced curriculum with ample opportunity for development.

The Options Booklet outlines vital information about the Key Stage 4 programme, and the subjects in particular, as well as give information about the consultation procedure.

Below, we have placed a timeline of key dates leading up to the options interviews and selection process.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Head of Year 9; Mr. J Rashid

For additional information regarding course choices, exam board and assessment overview, you can view our options booklet below:

Greatfields Options Booklet 21-22

Greatfields Vocational Options Booklet 21-22

KS4 Options Process Timeline and Key Dates 21-22:

January 2022

Introductory virtual assembly from Head of Year to introduce options timeline.

Friday 4th February 2022

Parental information regarding Year 9 options placed on the website by Deputy Headteacher.

Monday 7th February 2022

KS4 Options Week Begins. Head of Year 9 and Deputy Headteacher deliver virtual introduction assembly to all students about their options and the process.

Thursday 3rd March 2022

Year 9 Parents’ Evening via School Cloud.

Monday 7th March 2022

Year 9 Options Interviews begin. Students submit their KS4 subject choices.

Thursday 31st March 2022

Deadline for all option choices.

Friday 29th April 2022

All Parents/Carers will receive a letter/email to confirm their child’s option choices for KS4 study.  

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