For the first time, your child has the opportunity to influence the curriculum they will study and as such will have to make some important decisions about their education over the coming months. We will support you and your child through every step of the process so that they make an informed choice and are happy about the subjects they will ultimately take to examination.
Our Options Booklet contains a wealth of information about the options process as well as an informative course guide for each subject, so please do read it carefully.
January: Preparatory information to pupils via assemblies and subject lessons.
February Half Term: Year 8 full report sent home, with invitation to Options event and parents evening.
Thursday 13 February: 2020 Options information evening for parents and pupils.
Wednesday 26 February: Year 8 Parent consultation evening.
Thursday 5 March: Year 8 Options Taster day.
Thursday 27 – Friday 13 March: Consultation, research and decision-making time. Completed forms returned to reception.
3pm Friday 13th March: Final deadline for option form returns.
Easter to June: Processing and resolving of matters arising from pupil choices.
Late June 2020: Pupils informed of final option choices by letter.
A massive thank you to Natalie and Fran @Tesco Clifton Moor for their incredibly generous donation to @ValeYorkAcademy Community Food Bank. This is a huge help. If any of our families are struggling at this difficult time, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a hamper pic.twitter.com/aAbW…
Tonight’s PE clubs are for year 8/9 bubbles - football and netball. Please remember these start at 3.05 and finish at 4pm. Looking forward to getting back to seeing these pupils in Pe clubs 👍 pic.twitter.com/q2FM…
Fantastic to see that Joe Holland in Year 7 and his brother Harry have won a Community Pride Award for their charity work. Congratulations boys...fully deserved! 👍 @ValeYorkAcademy pic.twitter.com/8QX0…