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The Wells Academy

Year 9 Options

Students in Year 9 child will soon be selecting their final options choices for the 2023/24 academic year.  

This is an important point in each young person’s school life and signifies a real opportunity for them to shape their future direction as they move into Key Stage 4. 

Each student will be asked to rank the options that are available in order of their preference to study them, please note all students will be allocated one of Geography, History or French as part of this process. 

To support decision-making during this process there will be a number of activities to support students and their families understand the options available to them. Please see below for information. 

Options Timeline: 

Year 9 PC2 Report 

Thursday 2nd March 2023 

Year 9 Options Parents Evening 

Thursday 2nd March 2023 

Year 9 Options Booklet released 

Thursday 2nd March 2023 

Options Assembly Launch 

Thursday 2nd March 2023 

Options Subject Assemblies 

WC 6th March 2023 

Options Closed 

Tuesday 14th March 2023 

We ask that during the next few weeks, you take your time to discuss the options available to your child. Please guide them to make sensible choices based on the subjects they are performing well in and the subjects that they may want to continue with passed KS4 and try to steer them away from making choices based on the preferences of their friends.  

To support your discussions our digital Options booklet is available to download below. Please use this to access our online digital options booklet. If you are struggling to access this, please contact the main school office to request a physical version. 

Thank you once again for your support, and in relation to supporting your child in making their options.