Key Stage 4 Curriculum

The Key Stage 4 curriculum covers Years 9, 10 and 11; all pupils continue to study:

  • English
  • English Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science – Core and Additional (a number of students may also study Further Science)
  • RE
  • PE

Pupils can then select from a range of option subjects, all pupils must study – History or Geography.

Pupils’ progress in each of these subjects is assessed on a half termly basis.

 

Key Stage 4
  Year 9 Year 10 Year 11
English 5 5 5
Maths 5 5 5
Science 5 5 6
PE 2 2 2
RE 1 1 -
Humanities option 4 4 4
Option 1 4 4 4
Option 2 4 4 4
       
* Pupils in Year 11 study Computing or RE
Number of Periods 30 30 30

 

The following subjects are currently offered at Key Stage 4.

English Language GCSE
English Literature GCSE
Mathematics GCSE
Core Science GCSE
Additional Science GCSE
History GCSE
Geography GCSE
Religious Education GCSE
Technology GCSE
Construction GCSE
Catering GCSE
Food Nutrition GCSE
Photography GCSE
Asdan (Wider Key Skills) GCSE
Peforming Arts BTEC
Music GCSE
GCSE PE GCSE
Graphics GCSE
Computer Science  GCSE
ECDL GCSE
Art and Design GCSE