In the Spring Term of Year 9, we ask you to make some decisions about the subjects you would like to specialise in during Years 10 and 11 (Key Stage 4).  Although everyone at Ansford Academy will study a ‘common core’ of subjects, the options process gives students the ability to request to study a further four subjects.

We recommend that you select courses in which you have a real aptitude as well as interest.  It is important that you understand your own strengths and weaknesses so that you can optimise your chances of success.

Please use the information in the Options Booklet and seek advice and guidance from your teachers, your tutor and the adults in your family.  All of these people know you in some way and may be able to suggest whether they think a subject would suit you as a learner.

The two years of preparation for GCSE examinations are the most significant and important to date and GCSE grades are a key element in admission to your next stage of learning beyond Ansford Academy.

If you require any further information or have any questions please contact Mr Karl Musson (Deputy Headteacher: Curriculum and Standards) [email protected]

Year 9 Options Booklet 2022-2023