Year 8 students will be required to make a number of decisions about the curriculum that they will follow in their gateway year to Key Stage 4. The options booklet is part of a wider programme of support throughout the spring term. The key events and dates are as follows:

Students at this stage are encouraged to view their curriculum in terms of maintaining breadth when choosing subjects. Chosen wisely, these three courses (along with their core curriculum) should allow students to leave Parklands with an appropriate breadth and depth of learning and qualifications, ready to successfully meet the unknown challenges of the future.

To view the full options booklet, containing specific subject information, or to view the instructions for 'options online' please access the documents below.

Options information for Y8 students and parents