Your Guide to Newman | Page 8

PATHWAY IN YEAR 8/9 YOU WILL START TO CHOOSE YOUR GCSE SUBJECTS AND THINK ABOUT YOUR FUTURE CAREER ASPIRATIONS THE FOLLOWING GUIDE GIVES YOU AN IDEA OF PATHWAYS AVAILABLE TO YOU AS YOU MAKE YOUR OPTIONS AS YOU PROGRESS THROUGH EDUCATION. YEAR 8/9 OPTIONS YEAR 8/9 OPTIONS Some subjects are compulsory to study at GCSE: • English • Maths • Science You will be able to choose from a variety of extra subjects: • Arts (including Art & Design, Music, Dance, Drama & Media) • Design & Technology • Humanities (History & Geography) • Modern Foreign Language 9