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Year 9 Options

Choosing options is an exciting time for Year 9 pupils. We hope that the resources on this page will give pupils and parents/carers a good overview of the process and all the information needed to make well-informed choices.

The Options Process 'To Do List':

  • Watch the Option Subject Videos below.
  • Read the Options Booklet carefully to find out more about each subject including; entry requirements, course information, assessment and further opportunities.
  • Think about the subjects you might like to choose - discuss your thoughts with teachers and parents/carers.

An introduction to Year 9 Options from Mr Yates - Deputy Headteacher:

Option Subject Videos:

Below are a series of video presentations made by your teachers about each of the option subjects on offer. At Risedale you have the opportunity to study 4 of the following option subjects at Key Stage 4.

Option Block Summary:

Pupils choose 4 subjects, a different one from each of these options block


Compulsory Subjects:

As well your option subjects you will also study the following compulsory subjects throughout Years 10 and 11.