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Pathways 2023

Please see below for all the Pathways information.  If you have any questions regarding this please email year9pathways@edu.moorend.org.

Pathways Evening on 9th March has been cancelled - the deadline for returning completed forms is extended to Friday 24th March. If you requested a 1:1 appointment you will be contacted by phone on or before Thursday 16th March. A presentation further explaining the pathways process will be uploaded here by Monday 13th March


Pathways Booklet 2023

Parents Information Pathways 2023

Year 9 Pathways Evening 2023 Letter

Subjects Contacts 

Name Role Key Stage 4 Courses
Mr Harden  Subject Leader GCSE History
Miss Peel Subject Leader GCSE Geography
Mrs Mowbray Subject Leader

GCSE French

GCSE Home Languages

Mr Majeed Subject Leader

GCSE Religious Studies

Miss Akhtar Subject Leader GCSE Citizenship
Miss Akhtar Teacher BTEC Health & Social Care
Mr Dalton Subject Leader GCSE Drama
Mr Hafeez Subject Leader

GCSE Computer Science 

BTEC Digital Information Technology
Mrs Wallace Teacher BTEC Enterprise
Mr Edginton Teacher Cambridge Nationals iMedia
Mr Dalton Subject Leader BTEC Music
Mrs Roby Subject Leader

GCSE Art & Design: Graphic Communication

GCSE Art & Design: Textiles  

GCSE Food, Preparation & Nutrition
Mrs Howitt Teacher

GCSE Art, Craft & Design

GCSE Art & Design Photography
Mrs Southwell Subject Leader


Core PE
Mr Tingle Teacher BTEC Sport

Pathways Session Slides 

Session 1 

Session 2


Pathways - Options and Careers Ideas 

Subject Videos 

GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature

GCSE Maths

GCSE Trilogy Sciences and Separate Sciences

GCSE History

GCSE Geography

GCSE French


BTEC Sport

GCSE Religious Studies

GCSE Citizenship

GCSE Art Craft & Design, GCSE Graphic Communication, GCSE Photography, GCSE Textile Design and GCSE Food & Nutrition

GCSE Performing Arts



BTEC Music

BTEC Health & Social Care

Cambridge National Creative iMedia

BTEC Enterprise

GCSE Computer Science BTEC DIT

C & K Careers


Pathways Timeline 

Pathways Assembly /Tutor Time

Students will have a presentation and support on the Pathways process

February 2023

Pathways Evening
Introduction & Subjects:  Parents/carers and students are invited to attend a presentation on the Pathways process with Mrs Carman & Mrs Dawe in the Lecture Theatre and then have the opportunity to attend 1:1 appointment for guidance if required and visit subject tutors to discuss the Key Stage 4 courses on offer for both “Compulsory” and “Optional” subjects and to be supported through a Pathways mentoring session.

Thursday 9 March 2023

Pathways Final Decisions
Students will need to submit their Key Stage 4 options form by this date. Students who require more time should see Mrs Dawe to discuss an extension. Late submissions may lead to students not getting their options choices.


Friday 17 March 2023

Confirmation of Options Choices

Late June 2023

Start of Key Stage 4 Courses

September 2023

Completion of Key Stage 4 Courses

Students will finish their Key Stage 4 courses and take their terminal Key Stage 4 examinations.

May/June 2025

Year 9 Pathways Weblinks 

Your Educational Journey

An overview of education & Qualifications

GCSE Options

Everything you need to know about choosing your GCSE subjects - BBC Bitesize 

Myths about choosing your options: Busted!

BBC Bitesize

How to choose your exam subjects wisely for the future you want BBC Bitesize

C&K Careers Pathways


Careers Information for Parents 

C&K Careers Information for Parents and Carers