Year 9 Guided Choices


Date Event
Friday 23rd November 2018 ROSE Day 2 – A ROSE Day with a careers focus to inform students’ choices.
Wednesday 17th January 2019 Initial Information Pack for Students (including Parents Evening and Tutor Consultation Day Booking) – Year 9 students will receive an information pack that provides them with detailed information about the process, including booking forms for Parents’ Evening on the 31st January, information about booking a Consultation Meeting on 6th February and a copy of the Guided Choices Booklet.
Thursday 24th January 2019


Year 9 Guided Choices & Subject Information Evening – Including a presentation to parents and opportunity to consult subject leaders and senior staff about the courses we are offering.
Tuesday 29th January 2019 Assessment & Monitoring Reports Sent Home – Assessment & Monitoring Reports will be sent home with information about the Guided Choices process, choices brochure and individual data to support decision making.
Thursday 31st January 2019


Year 9 Parents’ Evening – Opportunity to discuss performance and possible choices with teachers.
Wednesday 6th February 2019

7.30am – 6.00pm

Tutor Consultation Day (as part of ROSE Day 3) – You will be invited to arrange an individual consultation for you and your parents/carers with your Form Tutor to discuss your guided choices. You will receive your ‘Choices Form’ at that consultation.
Friday 15th February 2019 Choices Form Submission Deadline – Final date for submission of your ‘Choices Form’. This must be submitted to students’ Form Tutors.
March & April 2019 Guided Choices Review – If additional consultations are required they will take place between selected students and a senior member of staff before final allocations are confirmed.
April 2019 Confirmation of Choice Allocations – A confirmation letter informing you and your parents/carers of the choices that have been allocated is sent home.

The following are supporting documents, some of which you can download, that have been issued to all students in Year 9 in order to help in making the decisions as part of this process:

  • Guided Choices Booklet for 2019-21 – click here to download
  • Personalised further information sheets – these are given out with the January monitoring reports. If these are lost, please contact the school office for a replacement.

We look forward to seeing you at the events that support this important decision making process.