Principal - Toby Eastaugh
Principal - Toby Eastaugh


Options – Essential Information

Essential information

At Vale of York Academy, we are committed to ensuring that every student is continually inspired, challenged and supported to be the very best that they can be.

“Sempar ad Optimum”- Always giving the best.

Central to this is offering a curriculum that meets our students’ needs.

Please take a look at the Options Booklet and the subject videos (see the links at the bottom of this page) for full information about the options available to you.

As a first step, please watch the following videos from Mr Halifax and Mrs Barnes.

Options 2021 – Overview and context
Options 2021 – Completing the Options Process
Options 2021 – Making your choices: Advice from Mrs Barnes
What subjects will or can my child study?

Your child will take Core Subjects which are compulsory and a selection of EBacc and Open Option Subjects, depending on their recommended Key Stage 4 pathway.

View Core Subject videos

View EBacc Subject videos

View Open Option videos

View Study Plus videos



Friday 24th June - city athletics semi finals and we took 46 talented pupils in all year groups and events! Team VOY did very well today with a good array of 🥇🥈🥉 Well done to all the pupils, you were totally awesome 😎 results to follow on Monday 🏆…