Course choices for KS4

Key Stage 4 Course Choice Process for September 2017

Target audience: Year 9 students and their parents or carers.

Who to contact initially:

Mr P Jones, Careers Coordinator,

Mrs Curl, Administrator of Year 10 Course Choices process,

Monday 16th January – Friday 20th January 2017 Launch of KS4 Course Choice process Sequence of assemblies for Year 9 students from each House. KS4 Course Choice booklet issued to students.

Thursday 2nd February 2017

6.00 – 8.00pm

KS4 Course Choices Evening  Market place format in various locations around school:

  •   All Curriculum Teams offering courses in course  choice columns
  •   Careers advice drop-in opportunity

Staff will be available to discuss whether the courses they offer will suit your child.  Students should accompany parents in full school uniform.

Thursday 16th February 2017 Year 9 Parents’ Evening Opportunity to discuss progress in those subjects presently studied and gain further advice regarding which courses to study in Years 10 and 11.
Friday 17th February 2017 Deadline for submission of Initial Course Choices We will use the information submitted through the VLE to:

  • provide additional advice and   guidance to students regarding the suitability of their initial course   choices;
  • determine whether there should   be any change to course availability
Friday 17th      March 2017

Final Course Choice form issued to students

Final Course Choices Letter

KS 4 Course Choices 2017 – final choice blank grid

Friday 24th   March 2017 Deadline  for return of Final Course Choices form to tutors.
Summer term Confirmation of Course Choice letter issued to students


Useful documents:

Please use the links in this section of the website to find documents and resources to support you through the KS4 Course Choice Process:

(Documents below will be uploaded once they have been published)

KS4 Course Choice 2017 letter to parents

KS4 Courses Booklet 2017

KS4 Course Choices Assembly 2017

KS4 Course Choices Evening 2017 – parent presentation