Year 9

Homepage for Year 9.

Year 9 is an incredibly important year for any pupil’s journey through their school life. Whilst pupils in Year 9 still concentrate on achieving the best they can in all subjects during the year, both pupils and parents/carers will also be aware that the following two years are very important and that at the end of the Year 9, pupils will decide which subjects they are going to continue to study in Key Stage 4.  

Pupils will be provided with an abundance of information to help them make informed choices about their options. They will also be provided with a booklet which provides an indication of the progression routes which are currently available at St Leonard’s, post-16. 

The school offers Core and Optional subjects. As pupils will discover, all students study the ‘core’ subjects and have some choice from the ‘optional’ subjects. Some pupils will be guided towards particular courses which are suited to their styles of learning. 

The options process is an open process and if pupils or parents/carers have any queries or questions, please make the most of the individual parents’ evening during the school year and speak to their Key Stage Leader for further information.  

We are committed to getting the options process right for each and every pupil. 

See below for upcoming key dates for Year 9 for this year:

Year 9 Options Evening: 6pmTuesday 5th March
Year 9 Parents’ EveningMonday 11th March
Options Form DeadlineThursday 28th March
End of Year Exams: 3 WeeksMonday 3rd June
Activities WeekMonday 15th July

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Updated | 8th January, 2024 |

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