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Orchard School Bristol

GCSE Options 2021 for Year 9 students

You are at a very exciting stage in Year 9.  This is your opportunity to choose part of your curriculum to study through Years 10 and 11.  Combined with the Orchard Core Curriculum the choices you make will enable you to be successful now and in the future:  through Post-16 education, employment, training and beyond!

In this section of the website, you will find out everything you need to know about the subjects on offer.

You can view our 2021 Options Booklet, packed full of information, here.

You can also read and download our Options Booklet in PDF format here.

Please click here to access the GCSE Options Form 2021.

Interested in taking Triple Science? If so, click here to read this letter to parents.

"What is the EBacc and why do I need to take a language?" Find out more by reading this guide for parents.

You can also watch these information videos, put together for you by our subject teams:

Headteacher's Introduction:







Classical Civilisation:













English Language and English Literature:

Food and Cookery:



Graphic Design:






Health and Social Care:









Religion, Ethics and Philosophy:



Sport Science and Sport Studies: