Year 8 Greater Depth

Please watch the Welcome video below from Mr Thomson and also look at the Essential Information powerpoint, along with watching the subject specific presentations on 1 February. Hopefully this will answer any questions you may have. If you still have some questions, please email:

Curriculum Guide for Year 8s - 2021-22

Greater Depth Guidance for parents

How do I register my/my child's Choices?

Parents' Information Guide

Students' Guide


Greater Depth in Geography
Greater Depth in History
First GCSE in Geography
First GCSE in History
First GCSE in Philosophy & Ethics
BTEC in Child Development

The Arts

Greater Depth in General Art
Greater Depth in Music
Greater Depth in Drama
Greater Depth in Performing Arts
First GCSE in Art, Craft & Design

Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)

Greater Depth in MFL

Sports and Nutrition

Greater Depth in Food & Nutrition
BTEC in Sports
FGCSE in Food & Nutrition


Greater Depth in Design & Technology
First GCSE in DT
Greater Depth in IT or Cambridge Nationals in IT