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GCSE Options

Welcome to our online GCSE Options information portal.

Although we are disappointed not to be able to welcome you personally into school this year, we are still excited to share our subject options information with you digitally.


Accessing SIMS Options online:  Parents Guide   -    Student Guide

Options Timeline

Options process is explained in Assemblies

January 13th

Pupil information talks in assemblies.  These will cover the subjects that are new for KS4.

Spring Term

Free choice trawl - choose your four subjects in SIMS online using the link sent by ESS.

Link sent to students email: January 18th
Options to be completed: 18th February

Year 8 into 9 Learning Pathways Evening - 6PM
Information evening for all parents - Pathway Booklets distributed to all and posted on school website.

January 18th

Year 8 Parent Consultation Evening

February 15th

Deadline for pupils to submit their final choices.

February 18th

Interviews with Form Tutors pathway/subject choices discussed and any potential clashes of options.

By March 18th 


Options Subjects

Some of the subjects that you will be able to choose, you will have been already studying since joining LHS; however, there are many additional subjects that you may also be able to choose.  Some of these subjects have created videos and presentations for you to review and will be shown below by the 19th January.

Art & Photography




Computer Science


Digital Technology





Health & Social Care



Media Studies





Philosophy, Religion & Ethics


P.E. & BTEC Sport Level 2



Careers Wales Information



Sixth Form Prospectus
Policy & Equality Documents