Woodside High School

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The Elective curriculum allows year 9 students the chance to shape their curriculum by allowing them to focus on a broad range of subjects as they start to explore their future interests and prepare themselves for their GCSE options in at the end of Year 9. 

The Elective curriculum provides a with a wide range of stimulating courses that allow students to have a deep learning experience which will prepare them well for future GCSE studies.

The Year 9 curriculum next year will consist of: English, Maths, Science, PE, History, Geography, PRS and French/Spanish. In addition, students will choose two subjects from the range of elective courses outlined below.

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Electives Choice Form

 Block 1

Architectural Design

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Community Theatre

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Computer Science




Graphics and Product Design


Interior Design & Furniture Design




Music Production






 Block 2



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Dance Leaders Award


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Duke of Edinburgh Award


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Human Psychology


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Latin American Studies




Planetary Science


The Art of Chess


Turkish & Kurdish Cultural Studies