Within this page you will find video presentations from key staff, informing you about the process of choosing your options and different career pathways. We are also delighted to give you a tour of each of our school’s departments, you will be able to watch a PowerPoint film by the Head of Department that tells you all you need to know about their GCSE/BTEC subject.
This is an exciting time for you in your education as it is the first time you have the opportunity to choose those subjects that interest you and that will help you on your career pathway. We have designed the options to give you a good range of subjects to choose from and that will allow you to have a broad, balanced and exciting curriculum experience.
So, take a tour around our different subjects at your leisure. Dip into the subjects your child is interested in. Discover what each subject has to offer and our amazing results.
All this from the comfort of your own home.
You are warmly invited to attend Year 9 Parents Evening for English, Math & Science and Option Market Place on Thursday 16th November 4.00 – 7.00pm. To book your 5 minute appointment, with subject teachers, you need to book via the Arbor parent portal / app, instructions on how to do this are below. Your appointments will be in different classrooms around the school, where the subject teacher is based, you will be given a map to help navigate around the school.
Please book appointments on the Arbor parent portal / app.
1) Log into the parent portal / app
2) Click ‘Parents evening’ under guardian consultations
3) Click on teacher and select an appropriate time
You can find more information on booking appointments on the Arbor parent portal / app here: https://support.arbor-
On the same evening we will also have an ‘Options Market Place’ where you and your child can have a look at all of the different subjects we offer in year 10, talk to the teachers and student ambassadors about their subject and find out what career pathway this could lead to.
Your child will also have been given an option booklet just before the evening, that has all of the information in it to help guide them to the best option pathway for them. There is also information about the Core subjects all students must take in Year 10 & 11.
There are a lot of issues and new ideas to bear in mind when planning your options for next year, so it is vitally important you and your child attend this event
We look forward to seeing you. Your child must attend in full school uniform.
GCSE ART AND DESIGN
GCSE DESIGN TECHNOLOGY
OCR ENTERPRISE AND MARKETING
GCSE COMPUTER SCIENCE
GCSE FRENCH, SPANISH, URDU
GCSE FOOD PREPARATION AND NUTRITION
GCSE PHYSICAL EDUCATION
BTEC SPORT SCIENCE
GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES
GCSE TRIPLE SCIENCE