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Year 9 Options

What are Year 9 Options?

This is the first big choice you make about your education. Mulberry School for Girls wants every student to finish Year 11 with the best set of qualifications possible. You will decide which 3 subjects you will study at GCSE alongside your compulsory subjects of Maths, English Literature and Language, Science and Religious Studies.

Please watch the short video below which explains the options which are available to you, and a little about how the process as a whole works.

Want to read about the subjects in more depth?

Please read our Year 9 Guided Choices Curriculum Guide and watch videos below.

 

What are the optional subjects going to be like?

Below are videos created by teachers from the subjects you will choose from. Please watch these videos carefully before making any decisions.

Each video will tell you about the content of the GCSE, how it will be assessed, what skills you will develop and what careers and further study routes each subject will lead to.

                                                                                 Film Studies

                                                                     Combined vs Triple Science

                                                                          Citizenship Studies

                                                                       Art and Design Textiles

                                                                                Geography

                                                                                   Music

                                                                                  Drama

                                                                                   Food

                                                                                  Dance

                                                                                 History

                                                                         Computer Science

                                                                        Art, Craft & Design

Class of 2020

Mulberry School for Girls' incrediblyhard-workingstudents have secured places at some of the UK’s top universities. 

Last year’s trailblazers are now studying in some of the best destinations in the UK. 

60 trailblazersare now studying in Russell Group Universities! We are delighted to have one student going to the University of Cambridge to study Medicine and another student going to the University of Oxford to study History. In addition to this, 27 students are now studying at Queen Mary University of London, 14 students at Kings College London, 6 students at University College London, 6 students at Goldsmiths University of London and 5 students at SOAS.
 

Our Top Ten Trailblazers, based on their attainment in last year’s A Levels

Trailblazer 1 achieved four A* grades and has gone to the University of Cambridge to study Medicine

Trailblazer 2 achieved four A* grades and has gone to University College London to study Medicine

Trailblazer 3 achieved three A* grades and has gone to Kings College London to study Biomedical Science

Trailblazer 4 achieved two A*s and an A grade and has gone to University College London to study Education

Trailblazer 5 achieved two A*s and an A grade and has gone to University College London to study Sociology

Trailblazer 6 achieved two A*s and an A grade and has gone to London School of Economics and Political Science to study Accounting and Finance

Trailblazer 7 achieved two A*s and an A grade and has gone to Kings College London to study Computer Science

Trailblazer 8 achieved two A*s and an A grade and has gone to Kings College London to study Mathematics

Trailblazer 9 achieved two A*s and an A grade and has gone to Queen Mary University of London to study History

Trailblazer 10 achieved two A*s and an A grade and has gone to Kings College London to study Computer Science

Our experienced and passionate teachers take the time to know you and will provide excellent guidance in preparing you for the next part of your journey. Our unparalleled pastoral care, tailored intervention and in-depth Oxbridge and UCAS provision will ensure you achieve the best possible outcomes.

 
 

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Are you a trailblazer?

 

Trailblazers are leaders. They are innovative, passionate about their interests, and determined to be the first.

 

Join us in September 2021 and we’ll help you unlock this potential. 

 

We’re looking forward to welcoming our Year 11 students and those of you in other schools to join us in exciting Sixth Form in September 2021.

We’re having to do things a little differently this year in terms of our recruitment. However, we want to share with you as best we can what life is like in Mulberry School for Girls Sixth Form, the amazing opportunities we can provide and the phenomenal outcomes we’ll help you to achieve. 

We’re working on our ‘virtual’ Open Season and will update this space with information.

We know many of you are already keen to join us - you can begin your application by using the link on this page.

Our plan is to invite you to interview in the Spring Term, when we’ll be offering face to face interviews, telephone interviews, and video call interviews. 

How do I apply?

Our application form is online. The deadline for applications is Friday 31st January 2021. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

What courses can I study?

Full details of the courses we have available can be found in the Sixth Form Course Guide.

What happens after I complete the online application form?

Keep checking your email as we’ll stay in touch with you over the next academic year and support you as you approach your GCSEs, sharing advice and guidance on how to prepare for your exams.

In the Spring Term, we’ll invite you to interview with your parents or carers. 

Are there entry requirements for courses?

In order to study Level 3 courses, you will need five GCSEs Grade 5, including English and Maths. Some subjects require minimum grades based on the components of the courses. If you want to study an A Level Science subject, you’ll need a minimum of a Grade 6 in GCSE Science and a minimum of a Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics. If you want to study A Level Mathematics, you’ll need a minimum of a Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics. If you want to study A Level Psychology, you’ll need a minimum of a Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics.

Further details can be found in the Sixth Form Course Guide.

If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at

 
 

Are you a trailblazer?

Trailblazers are leaders. They are innovative, passionate about their interests, and determined to be the first.

Join us in September 2021 and we’ll help you unlock this potential. 

We’re looking forward to welcoming our Year 11 students and those of you in other schools to join us in exciting Sixth Form in September 2021.

We’re having to do things a little differently this year in terms of our recruitment. However, we want to share with you as best we can what life is like in Mulberry School for Girls Sixth Form, the amazing opportunities we can provide and the phenomenal outcomes we’ll help you to achieve. 

We’re working on our ‘virtual’ Open Season and will update this space with information.

We know many of you are already keen to join us - you can begin your application by using the link on this page.

Our plan is to invite you to interview in the Spring Term, when we’ll be offering face to face interviews, telephone interviews, and video call interviews. 

How do I apply?

Our application form is online. The deadline for applications is Friday 31st January 2021. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

What courses can I study?

What happens after I complete the online application form?

Keep checking your email as we’ll stay in touch with you over the next academic year and support you as you approach your GCSEs, sharing advice and guidance on how to prepare for your exams.

In the Spring Term, we’ll invite you to interview with your parents or carers. 

Are there entry requirements for courses?

In order to study Level 3 courses, you will need five GCSEs Grade 5, including English and Maths. Some subjects require minimum grades based on the components of the courses. If you want to study an A Level Science subject, you’ll need a minimum of a Grade 6 in GCSE Science and a minimum of a Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics. If you want to study A Level Mathematics, you’ll need a minimum of a Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics. If you want to study A Level Psychology, you’ll need a minimum of a Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics.

Further details can be found in the Sixth Form Course Guide.

If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.