Optional Subjects

What are the Optional Subjects?

The majority of students may choose two 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, Dance, Engineering and Music are taught by staff at Twynham School. Transport will be provided for students to attend these lessons.

GCSE Courses

Vocational Courses



Computing (Twynham School)

Dance (Twynham School)

Design and Technology


Engineering (Twynham School)

Food Preparation and Nutrition



Music (Twynham School)


Creative Media Production

Health and Social Care


Travel and Tourism


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Key Dates

January 2022

  • 27th - Year 9 Parents' Evening

February 2022

  • 3rd - Options Evening. Online event to launch the option process to parents and students
  • The options process is introduced to students in assembly
  • Students complete the options preparation form and are given access to the options portal
  • Students find out more about option subjects during normal lessons
  • 7th-14th - Students make provisional choices

February / March 2022

  • 28th Feb-11th March - Options Interviews

April 2022

  • Options are confirmed and are sent to parents