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The Bishop of Winchester Academy

The Bishop
of Winchester

Year 8 KS4 Options


At The Bishop of Winchester Academy we aim to offer a wide and varied curriculum to all our students regardless of their academic ability.  

You will be able to find further information on the Options process and details of the subjects in the  Key Stage 4 Options Year 8 booklet.  You will also be able to find details of the presentation from the Options Evening on this page.  

Please see the table below for the timeline for the Options process

Tuesday 22nd  January

Parents’ Evening

An opportunity to discuss your child’s progress and options choices with their current class teachers.

Thursday 15th February

Options Form Launched

Students will be provided access to the online Options form via a web link.

4:30 – 6pm

Tuesday 21th March

Options Support Clinic

Mr Oxborrow & Miss Pelling will be available to meet with parents and students to discuss their option choices

Thursday 21st March

Option Choices Deadline

Week Beginning

1st April

Performing Arts Auditions/Creative Arts Presentations

Students opting for the arts will be required to audition/present a portfolio of work.

Tuesday 7th May

Option Confirmation Letters Distributed


  • University of Bournemouth
  • Arts University
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Diocese of Winchester
  • Teach First
  • University of Exeter
  • The University of Winchester
  • Ambitions
  • Southampton University
  • Bath Spa University