Year 8 Information, Advice and Guidance

Welcome to the Year 8 Information, Advice and Guidance page. Here you will find all the information you will need to support your child to choose their option subjects, which they will begin studying at the start of Year 9.

Please note that the options process and subjects offered is reviewed annually. Details of 2022-2023 will be available very shortly.

Parent/Carer presentation

Subject Videos

Health and Social Care

Geography

Art

Engineering

Music

Performing Arts: Acting

Photography

Performing Arts: Dance

Support Materials

Frequently Asked Questions:

Which subjects can my child choose from?

Which subjects can my child choose from?

Humanities Option A Creative Rotation
History (GCSE)

Geography (GCSE)

Art (GCSE)

Photography (GCSE)

Performing Arts – Acting (RSL)

Performing Arts – Dance (RSL)

Music (RSL)

Engineering (OCR)

Art

Performing Arts

Food

Music

Personal Development

Students will rank the subjects. Students will choose a 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice Students will study three of these during Year 9 dependent on their choices in Option A. Students do NOT choose these.

The Microsoft Form will be emailed to parents/carers on Monday 14 March 2022

Email contactus@bradford.trinitymat.org before the deadline for submission (Friday 25 March 2022) and a member of our team will correct this on the system.

The deadline is Friday 25 March 2022

Students in Year 8 are given the opportunity to personalise elements of the curriculum. Students will be given the opportunity to select further option subjects at the end of Year 9 to study in Years 10 and 11. These subjects are likely to form some of those options available for students to select.

The rotation enables all Year 9 students to continue to follow a broad range of creative subjects to both study and enjoy. The focus of each rotation subject is to develop the skills and knowledge learned in Years 7 and 8, as well as promote engagement. Students will study three of these subjects during Year 9. The subjects will be dependent on the subject they choose in Option A. For example if a student chooses GCSE Art in Option A then they will not do Art in the creative rotation.

Whilst we will endeavour to ensure students study their preferred choice we ask that all students put down an additional two choices in the event that we cannot timetable their first choice.

Please refer to the guidance in the subject choices booklet or watch the subject promotional videos in this IAG section. Students can also speak to their subject teachers in the Academy. If you have further questions after having explored these options, please complete the Microsoft Form and a member of the curriculum team will either:

  • Reply to you via email
  • Contact you by phone

If you have any questions relating to careers advice and guidance then you can book a meeting with our Connexions Careers Adviser. To do this please contact lwright@bradford.trinitymat.org.

Any other query:

Please complete the Microsoft Form and a member of the curriculum team will either:

  • Reply to you via email
  • Contact you by phone
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