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Five Acres High School

Key Stage 4 Options 2018-21

We are pleased to introduce you to the Key Stage 4 Options Choices for 2018 - 2021. 

In Years 9 and 10, all students currently study a core curriculum which encompasses GCSE English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) and Physical Education. In addition to this all students must select further subjects to study. The pathways booklet, available below, outlines details of the courses offered at Key Stage 4.

 

Options Online

To begin your Options Choices, visit www.sims-options.co.uk 

You will need to sign in with your Five Acres High School Google Account (username@5acreshighschool.co.uk)

To make your options choices, click on the subject name of your preferred choice, and then on the reserve button for your reserve choice. Repeat this process for both the Option 1 and Foundation sections.

Year 8 should select 5 choices in total

  • Option 1:  1 blue (preferred) and 1 orange (reserve)

  • Foundation: 2 blue (preferred) and 1 orange (reserve)

Year 9 should select 4 choices in total

  • Option 1:  1 blue (preferred)

  • Foundation: 2 blue (preferred) and 1 orange (reserve)

Selections are displayed to the right of the screen. You do not need to order your choices. 

When all selections are complete the choices should be saved by clicking the save icon to the top left.

 

Pathways Booklet

All students have been given a pathways booklet which will have a full range of courses on offer in Key Stage 4. To give you a flavour of the subjects on offer and to download the booklet please see below.

 

Important Dates

Year 8 Pathways Meeting - Thursday 22 March 2018 - 5.30 - 6.30 pm

Year 9 Pathways Meeting - Thursday 22 March 2018 - 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Deadline for Options Choices - Thursday 29 March 2018

If you experience any difficulties using Options Online email optionsonline@5acreshighschool.co.uk