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Meadowhead School

Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

Y9 Options

As part of the process of helping your child decide on their option choices for Year 10/11, we held a virtual

Options Information Evening on Thursday 20th January 2022

If you missed the Live Presentation, you can view a recording - CLICK HERE

Key Stage 4 Option Choices Booklet - (you can also download a PDF copy at the foot of this page)

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Key Dates

Monday January 17th

Course booklet issued to students

Thursday January 20th 6-7:00pm

Option Information Evening (VIRTUAL)

Thursday February 10th  4- 6-30pm

Parents’ evening

21st February to 4th March    

SLT interviews to make final choices

Monday 21st March  

Deadline for parents validating the choices.

The Options Process - an overview

In Year 9, students will be asked to make some decisions about the subjects they study from Year 10 onwards. Students will get support throughout this process and parents will also be kept informed so they can support this decision-making.

The subjects and qualifications students study over Years 10 and 11 will affect how they spend their time during the next two years at school. These choices could also affect future career and educational plans, so it is worth taking some time to get it right.

An options booklet is issued to all Year 9 students in the Spring term. It gives information about the courses on offer at Meadowhead and explains the process and key dates.

Students and parents will be invited to an information session explaining what happens next, providing further information about subjects on offer and advice on how choices might affect future plans. 

During the Spring term, each Y9 student will have a 10 minute interview with a senior member of staff to discuss their option choices for Years 10 -11.

Where could my subjects lead?

click the image below to find out!

Frequently Asked Questions

Please click HERE to access answers to questions students often ask us.

If you have any further questions, please email:


Careers Resources - websites to help students make informed decisions 

click HERE


Subject Videos - click HERE


Finding out more

Thinking ahead can be useful when considering these options, so Sheffield Progress might help; this website provides details of local post-16 options and entry requirements.

For advice for parents on subject choices, see this article from the Parental Guidance website.