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Colchester Academy

Year 9 Options

Welcome to our first Virtual GCSE Options Evening. Please watch our main video first which gives an insight into the options process and support and guidance for parents and students on choosing their options.

On this page you will be able to:

  • Watch the presentation video to learn about the options process and receive help and guidance on making your option choices (also downloadable)
  • Visit different subject pages to learn what you will be studying, course content and career possibilities.
  • Visit the online form to submit your option choices (also downloadable or available from the school reception)

On the subject pages you will be provided with the contact information for each option if you have subject specific questions. 

We hope the information provided will help you with choosing your options. If you need any further information, help or have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Mr Wills
Assistant Principal

The Options Process


Click here to download the above presentation

Support and Guidance 


Click here to download the above presentation

Subject Pages

Art & Design Business Studies Childcare
Combined Science Computer Science Creative iMedia
Drama Engineering English Language
English Literature Geography Health & Social Care
History Hospitality & Catering Maths
Music Photography Separate Science
Spanish Sport Sport Science

Submitting your Option Choices

You can submit your option choices by completing the online digital form.

Click here to submit your option choices

You can also download the options form here.
(Printed copies available from the school reception).

Options Booklet

The complete options booklet can also be downloaded which includes:

  • Slides from the overview presentation
  • Subject information
  • Options return form

Click here to download the complete options booklet