Options

Please take a moment to look at some of the subjects we offer at Alcester Academy.
We hope the information below provides a flavour of the process last year (2020).

General Information 

This area contains general information assembly recordings about the selection process, powerpoint presentations and letters written regarding Options 2021.

26th January 2021 Year 8 Options Update Assembly PPT 

10th February 2021 Parent Update PPT

Options Letter April 2021

DfE EBacc Leaflet



Art & Design Technology 

8th February 2021 

Mr Yarrington and Miss Wincup present Art & Design Technology options. The presentation starts 5 minutes into the recording.

Assembly PPT - Art & Design Technology

Music & Performing Arts

Music & Performing Arts assembly video recording from Tuesday 9th February. Mr Hall and Miss Sacco present the KS4 subjects available and their requirements. 

Assembly PPT - Music & Performing Arts

ICT & Computing

ICT & Computing assembly video recording from Wednesday 10th February. Mr Anderson presents.

Assembly PPT - ICT & Computing 

Computer Qualification Summary

History & Geography

History & Geography assembly video recording from Thursday 11th February. Mrs Stedman and Mr Rossiter present the KS4 subjects available and their requirements.

Assembly PPT - History

Assembly PPT - Geography

Welcome to Geography

Geography GCSE AQA Specification

MFL & Sport

MFL & Sport assembly video recording from Friday 12th February. Mrs Weatherley and Mr Powell present.

Assembly PPT - MFL - to be uploaded shortly

Assembly PPT - Sport

BTEC Sport 2019

BTEC First Award Sport Specification 2018

English

English assembly video recording from Tuesday 23rd February. Mr Cooke presents.

Assembly PPT - English

Maths

Maths assembly video recording from Tuesday 2nd March. Miss Elliott presents.

Science

Science assembly video recording from Wednesday 10th March. Miss Burgess presents.

Subjects and exam boards offered September 2021

Subject

Exam Board

Course Code

Art (GCSE Fine Art)

OCR

J171

Biology GCSE

AQA

8461

Chemistry GCSE

AQA

8462

Child Development   (Cambridge National Certificate)

OCR

J818

Computer Science GCSE

OCR

J277

English Language GCSE

AQA

8700

English Literature GCSE

AQA

8702

French GCSE

AQA

8658

Geography GCSE

AQA

8035

German GCSE

AQA

8668

History GCSE

AQA

8145

Hospitality & Catering (Level 2 Award)            

WJEC

5569QA

IT (Cambridge National Certificate in
Creative iMedia)                      

OCR

J817

Maths GCSE

Edexcel

1MA1 F/H

Media GCSE

WJEC

C680QS

Music (BTEC Level 2 Tech Award in
Music Practice)                       

Pearson

BKZS8

Performing Arts (BTEC Level 2 Tech Award in Performing Arts)

Pearson

YPM98

Photography GCSE

OCR

J173

Physics GCSE

AQA

8463

Religious Studies GCSE

Edexcel

1RB0

Science GCSE (Combined Science: Trilogy)

AQA

8464

Sport (BTEC Level 1/2 First Award in Sport)                            

Pearson

BNWN7

Textiles GCSE (Design & Technology)

AQA

8552

Wood GCSE (Design & Technology)

AQA


8552