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Options

Welcome to our pages designed to inform families of the options process at All Saints’ Academy for all students currently in Year 8.

What Happens Next?

1st March

Options guidance booklet released with subject information videos to parents and students to begin the process.

1st March – 12th March

Student discussions with families and subject teachers using the information from the options booklet, the videos and contact with Academy teachers.

8th March – 19th March

Preliminary discussions between students and tutors, and Senior Leadership Team to find out which pathway they are on and to discuss possible option choices.

24th March

First draft of options choices allocated sent to families using Parent mail.

25th March

Options and Parents’ Evening combined for parents and students to have final conversations with subject teachers. Completed options forms submitted to the Academy.

21st April

Final deadline for options decision changes.

30th April

Final confirmation of subjects allocated sent to families using Parent mail.

EBacc (English Baccalaureate) Band

All students who achieved a Key Stage 2 score exceeding expected level (greater than 100) in English and Maths when leaving primary school. Some students who have made exceptional progress since joining All Saints’ Academy have also been included.

What can I choose?

For this pathway all students are expected to select a full English Baccalaureate (EBacc) set of qualifications. This includes a Humanity subject, a Modern Foreign Language subject and one further free choice from a selection of mostly GCSE level subjects.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/english-baccalaureate-ebacc/english-baccalaureate-ebacc

Progress 8 Band

Students achieving a Key Stage 2 score at expected level (close to 100) in English and Maths when leaving primary school.

What can I choose?

For this pathway all students are expected to select one of the EBacc subjects (Humanities or Modern Foreign Language or Computing) and have two further free choices from a selection of GCSE level and technical level subjects.

Vocational Band

For all students achieving a Key Stage 2 score below expected level (less than 100) in English and Maths when leaving primary school.

What can I choose?

For this pathway all students have three free choices from a selection of mostly technical level subjects.

If you have any questions about the process please email Mr Wilkinson at Options@ASAChelt.org

You can hear more about our Subjects for our teachers below.

If you have questions about specific subjects then please contact the Head of Subject directly by email.

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