Options Timeline and Key dates
The Options Process
So far in the 2020-2021 academic year we have achieved a significant amount of work around ensuring the options process is supportive for all students. Please note important dates now for the Spring term.
|Autumn Term 2020|
|October 2020||Survey 1: To gain an overview of the students’ initial ideas and thoughts about their GCSE options.||
Recruitment of new teacher of business studies.
Careers talks created based off questions from students about their future
|December||Survey 2: To ascertain potential options each student would choose.||Student targeted for 1:1 meetings to discuss process.|
|November 2020 – Feb 2021||
To provide students with information on a variety of careers.
|Students feeling more informed about career pathways and which options to chose.|
|Spring Term 2021|
|Friday 5 February||
1:1 options meeting
These will initially be with targeted students. As we have had to move online due to lockdown, we have made this decision.
|To ensure all students are selecting the subjects that are appropriate for them.|
|Friday 5 February||
Options Information launch
To provide students and families with information regarding the final stages of the options process and where to find the information.
|Students and families can spend time exploring the subjects on offer at Hampton High so they are prepared to make informed decisions.|
|Thursday 11 February||
The form to complete will be sent to you with guidance on how to complete and return it in by Monday 1 March.
|Thursday 25 February||
To meet with teachers of subjects you are interested in, discuss and ask questions about the GCSE course.
|Students have a stronger understanding of what subjects they would like to take and should be taking with regards to their progress and ATL.|
|Monday 1 March||Options choices submission deadline.|
|Friday 19 March||
Confirmed option choices
These will be returned to students and families.
|Students will be provided with confirmation of their final options choices so they can begin to prepare to start the course.|