Preferences & Pathways

Welcome from Mrs Wagg, Deputy Headteacher

You will now have received a letter detailing the preference choices your child needs to make. We have recorded a series of subject information videos to support these decisions and have also included the subject information sheets previously shared with the students on Firefly.

Key Dates

28th February: Progress reports issued to Year 8

3rd March: Virtual Year 8 Subject Parents’ Evening (please prioritise subjects your child might study at GCSE)

17th March: Preference Evening – an opportunity to ask any remaining questions

18th March: Deadline for submitting preferences

Subject Information Videos from the Subject Leaders

Art (Fine Art)

Subject Information Sheet – Art

Engineering (Engineering Design)

Subject Information Sheet – Engineering

Enterprise

Subject Information Sheet – Enterprise

French

Subject Information Sheet – French

Geography

Subject Information Sheet – Geography

Health and Social Care

Subject Information Sheet – Health and Social Care

History

Subject Information Sheet – History

Hospitality and Catering

Subject Information Sheet – Hospitality and Catering

IT (Information Technologies)

Subject Information Sheet – IT

Media Studies

Subject Information Sheet – Media Studies

Music (Music Production)

Subject Information Sheet – Music

Performing Arts (Dance)

Subject Information Sheet – Dance

Photography

Subject Information Sheet – Photography

Product Design (Design and Technology)

Subject Information Sheet – Product Design

PE (GCSE PE)

Subject Information Sheet – GCSE PE

PE (OCR National Sports Science)

Subject Information Sheet – OCR National PE

Statistics

Subject Information Sheet – Statistics

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