Current S3, S4 and S5 pupils were issued with their Options Form for entering S4, S5 and S6 in session 2019/20 at assemblies on Tuesday 19th February.  Electronic copies of the relevant forms are available at the links below.
S3 into S4 Options Form S4/5 into S5/6 Options Form
A parental information session for parents of current S3, S4 and S5 to explain the process was held on Wednesday 20th February. A copy of the presentation from that evening can be viewed here A representative from North east Scotland College (NESCol) also attended to share information on college school links courses and Foundation Apprenticeships. A copy of the NESCol presentation evening can be viewed here. Information sheets relating to each subject at the level available for each is available by clicking on the level below.
All certified courses are benchmarked according to the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework.  An information sheet which explains SCQF is available at the link here.  A further information sheet which shows the equivalence of historically offered Scottish qualifications is available here.
Faculty Subject SCQF Level 2/3 SCQF Level 4 SCQF Level 5 SCQF Level 6 SCQF Level 7
ASL Ready for Work Nat 2 / Nat 3
BEIT Accounting Nat 5 Higher
Administration & IT Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher
Business Management Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher
Computing Science Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
Digital Passport NPA L6
Steps to Work Award L3 Award L4 Award
Web Design NPA L5
Design Art and Design Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
Design and Manufacture Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher
Graphic Communication Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher
Practical Woodworking Nat 4 Nat 5
English English Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
English Higher (2 yr)
Health Hospitality: Practical Cookery Nat 4 Nat 5
P.E. Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher
Sports Development NPA L6
Mathematics Mathematics Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
Applications of Mathematics Nat 4 Nat 5
MFL French Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
German Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher
Languages for Work L2 Award L3 Award
Spanish Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
Performing Arts Drama Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher
Media Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher
Music Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
Music Technology Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher
Performance Arts Nat 2
Science Biology Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
Chemistry Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
Human Biology Higher
Physics Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
Science Health & Tech NPA L3 NPA L4 NPA L5
Social Subjects Geography Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
History Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
Modern Studies Nat 4 Nat 5 Higher Adv. H
People & Society Nat 3 Nat 4
Politics Higher
RMPS Nat 5 Higher
Information on North East Scotland College (NESCol) courses which can be followed in addition to school courses can be found here. Information on the Young Applicants in Schools Scheme (YASS) courses which can be followed by S6 pupils in addition to school courses can be found here.