Optional Subjects

What are the Optional Subjects?

The majority of students may choose three optional subjects to study alongside the core subjects.

Clicking on the subject names below will take you to further information about the courses on offer.

Please note that Computing and Dance are taught by staff at Twynham School. Transport will be provided for students to attend these lessons.

Optional Courses  


Computing (taught at Twynham School)

Dance (taught at Twynham School)




Music (taught at Twynham School)


Creative Media Production

Engineering (taught at Twynham School)


Health and Social Care

Food Preparation and Nutrition


Design and Technology

Travel and Tourism


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Key Dates

26th February 2020

A letter is sent home to parents outlining the Process.

11th March 2020

Students have an assembly about the process. In PSHE, students go through the Curriculum Guidance Portal and fill in Interview Preparation Forms.

26th February 2020

Students and parents receive an invitation to Curriculum Guidance Evening and details of the interview date, time and place.

19th March 2020.

Curriculum Guidance Evening: parents and students have the opportunity to talk to teachers about the subjects in which they are interested.

20th March 2020

All students submit their Interview Preparation Form and their Choices Form.

23rd March - 27th March 2020

Interviews begin. Every student is interviewed by a senior member of staff.