The Knights Templar School

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Year 9 Options Information

The KS4 Options Advice Evening will be on Thursday 24th January. This is an opportunity for parents and students to listen to talks about the options process and discuss specific subjects with subject leaders and teachers. Please read the KS4 Curriculum and Options Guidance Booklet in advance of the evening:

KS4 Curriculum and Options Guidance Booklet

KS4 Options Advice Evening Presentation 2019

Further information that has been shared with Year 9 students is available through the Assembly presentation information at the bottom of this page. 

Please see the personalised email regarding your child’s guided options pathway. This will either be Yellow or Blue and the reply forms are below. Please note the deadline for replies is Monday 25th February.

Blue  Pathway Reply Form

Yellow Pathway Reply Form

Hard copies of the above documents are available on request.

Options Advice evening timings:

5.50pm-6.10pm   Arrive at the school reception and sign-in for all students and parents

6.15pm                 Talk 1 for students in forms: Knights, Pembroke and Templar 

7.15pm                 Talk 2 for students in forms: Bennett, Crellin, Hancock and Hine 

When not at the talk you will have time to visit the subject displays and presentations.

8pm                      The evening finishes

Subject Leaflets

Please click on the subject titles to explore the details of each subject. Core subjects are compulsory. Students will usually select three or four options subjects depending on their pathway.


KS4 Core Subjects

English Language GCSE
English Literature GCSE
Maths GCSE
Combined Science GCSE
Core Philosophy
Core PE
French GCSE (Blue Pathway only)
German GCSE (Blue Pathway only)

KS4 Options Subjects

Art and Design GCSE

Business Studies GCSE

Children’s Play, Learning and Development Technical Award

Computer Science GCSE

Dance GCSE

Design and Technology GCSE

Drama GCSE

Economics GCSE

Engineering Technical Award

Enterprise and Marketing Technical Award

Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE

French GCSE
Geography GCSE

German GCSE

History GCSE

Media GCSE

Music GCSE

Music Technology Technical Award


Performing Arts Technical Award

Philosophy GCSE

Photography GCSE

Separate Sciences GCSE
Spanish GCSE

Textiles GCSE


Year 9 Options Assembly 1: The Options Process
Options Assembly 1: Full Speech
Options Assembly 1: Presentation Slides

Options Assembly 2: 
Presentation Slides