Free Choice Subjects
Year 9 Options 2023-2025
Welcome to the Year 9 Options 2023-2025
Welcome to The Phoenix Collegiate year 9 Options, please take the time to look at all the following pages.
As I am sure you are aware, very soon you will be asked to consider what subjects you would like to study in Key Stage 4. Whilst the subjects English, Maths and Science are compulsory, other subjects are not and you will have to choose four option subjects that you would like to study after year 9. Choosing the subjects that you will study in Key Stage 4 is an exciting and thought-provoking activity; for the first time in your school life, you will get to choose some of what you will study for the next two years! Think carefully before making your option choices and make sure that you discuss your preferences with your parents / carers and teachers.
The curriculum at Phoenix is designed to give you the opportunity to develop to your fullest potential academically, personally and socially. We aim to provide a broad, balanced and meaningful curriculum, which is personalised to your needs; a curriculum that will prepare you for the Sixth Form, Higher Education and your career. We are delighted to be able to offer a wide range of qualifications including both academic and vocational. We aim to provide clear progression routes to post-16 education and employment for all students.
This booklet contains details of Year 9 courses available at Phoenix and is for students, parents / carers to read together. Our Options Evening on Thursday 02nd February 2023 is an opportunity for you and your parents / carers to find out about the subjects that you are interested in studying to Level 2.
It is anticipated that all students will need to opt for a combination of the English Baccalaureate subjects – History, Geography, a Modern Foreign Language, Computer Science or Triple Science as part of their option choices.
Don’t worry about making any decisions today! Gather lots of information about the subjects on offer and read it carefully before making your option choices.
Please note: Forms must be completed online by 3.00pm on Thursday 16th February 2023.
Please feel free to discuss any concerns with your tutor, subject teacher, Head of House or member of the School Leadership Team.
Option Query form
Option Query Form