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Year 9 Arts/Tech Curriculum Options 2024-25

Year 8 will opt for three out of four of the following subject areas for Year 9 2024-25: Arts, Drama, Music or Technology. 

Current Government policies mean that students can only take 3 of these subject areas at GCSE.  Arts include Fine Art, Art Textiles, and Photography. Technology includes Graphics & Systems, 3D Design and Hospitality & Catering. Students in Year 9 will benefit from smaller classes and more time in their favourite subjects.

More information on our curriculum can be found on the school website:

Should you wish to discuss this process further, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Ms C Antoinet (Head of Arts & Technology) -
Mr C Caswell (Head of Art) -
Mr P Clowes (Head of Drama) -
Miss N Tan (Head of Music) -
Mrs S Nixon (Head of Technology) -

Online Option Form

Please use the following link to access the online form:

Year 9 Art/Tech Curriculum Request Form

Please scan the QR code below to access the online form:


PLEASE NOTE! The form must be completed by students. They will need to log into their school Office 365 account to complete the form.

What happens if you change your mind?

Before the deadline (Tuesday 7th May): Please complete the form again. We will take the latest submission

After the deadline we will make changes where possible, but this depends on availability. Please email:

Can I still take a subject at GCSE if I didn’t take it in Year 9?

Yes, you can still access all of these subjects in Key Stage Four. 

 Download option booklet: click here