Options 2020/21

Students will pick their  Options in the spring term of Year 9.  Each year, the options offered vary slightly and, information for their specific year group will be provided once the process starts.

Below is the GCSE Options booklet that has been issued for students choosing options in 2020/21

Options 2020-21

All students are offered an individual appointment to guide them through the Options process with either their tutor or a member of the leadership team.  These meetings generally take place before the Easter break.

Courses available for students to choose from this year are in the table below

GCSE Art and Design Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering
GCSE Computer Science Cambridge National in Creative iMedia
GCSE Design & Technology GCSE Media Studies
GCSE Drama GCSE Music
Cambridge National in Enterprise and Marketing GCSE Physical Education
GCSE French GCSE Religious Education
GCSE Geography GCSE Separate Sciences
BTEC Health and Social Care GCSE Statistics
GCSE History Cambridge National in Sport Science

Subjects in Red are vocational qualifications.

No matter which pathway you choose, most students will be expected to study certain discrete subjects during Key Stage 4: In addition, you will study the following as part of other subjects or special college ‘drop down days’:
· English Language · Careers
· English Literature · Citizenship
· Mathematics · Physical, Social & Health Education (PSHE)
· Physical Education · Religious Studies
· Science
· French*
· History or Geography
(*French is recommended for most students)

If you would like any more information please contact Mrs L Harrison lharrison@shuttleworth.lancs.sch.uk