TFA Options

Introduction

This site is designed to help Year 9 students make the right choice of KS4 courses.

Here, you can find out about the courses you must study next year and those you can choose as options. You can also download documents and, after you've explored the possibilities, complete your official options form.

We wish you all the best with your decision-making

W. Thompson (Headteacher)

Resources

Me Board Me Board - Our fun personality test
Options Booklet Options Booklet - Official Options Booklet
Which Way Now? Which Way Now? - Advice booklet
Career Pilot Career Pilot - Advice website
Apprenticeships Apprenticeships - Advice website
Higher Education College/University - Advice website

Who will help me?

  • Although it's good to talk to your friends, do not make the mistake of choosing the same courses as them. Choose the courses for YOU!
  • Talk to the teachers that know you best - Form Tutor, Head of Year......
  • Talk to the subject teachers and ask them what they think.

Key Staff

Options Coordinator: Mrs Thompson
Hear of Year: Miss Shah
Tutor (9B1): Mr Day
Tutor (9B2): Miss Seckleman
Tutor (9G1): Miss Miah
Tutor (9G2): Mr Miah
Tutor (9R1): Miss Kelly
Tutor (9R2): Miss Vaz
Tutor (9Y1): Miss Pupiec
Curriculum Support: Mr O'Neill

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My Choices

Tick the options you want, making sure that the total time slots (given by the number in brackets) adds up to 30. You must have special permission if your total time adds up to less than 30. After ticking your choices, press the "Test My Options" button to go further.

You must choose one course from Block 1, two courses from Block 2 and three courses from Block 3 making sure you do not choose the same course more than once.

If you choose Double Science, you MUST choose it in BOTH Block 1 AND Block 2

Block 1

Choose one course from the following:




Block 2

Choose two courses from the following:








Block 3

Choose three courses from the following:





















When you are ready, press "Test My Options"

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Feedback

This section will be filled after you have made your choices and pressed the Test My Options button

Your Chosen Courses

Study Time Slots

Block 1

Block 2

Block 3

Illegal Combinations?

Can I proceed?

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Resources

The Forest Academy Options Booklet

Options Booklet

View or download the official Options Booklet

The official Forest Academy Options Booklet covers everything you need to know about the choices you have to make and how to make them. It contains detailed information about all the compulsory and optional subjects.

Career Pilot

Career Pilot

Visit the Career Pilot website

Career Pilot is a colourful website dedicated to providing career advice to 14, 16 and 18 year-olds.

Which Way Now?

Which Way Now?

View or download the Which Way Now? booklet

The Which Way Now? booklet contains help and advice in glorious colour and includes interesting real-life interviews with students who have been through the Year 9 Options process.

Big Future

Big Future

Visit the Big Future website

Big Future allows you to investigate possible next steps in education after you finish school.

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