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Key Stage 4

Our focus at Key Stage 4 is to provide a Curriculum for students which will provide them with the qualifications and experiences they need to progress onto a wide range of further study, employment and/or training destinations. 

All our Key Stage 4 students study a core GCSE Curriculum of English, Mathematics, Science, either Geography or History, and a Modern Foreign Language as well as non-examination courses in PE and SEE (Social and Ethical Education).  In addition, students are able to choose from a wide range of option subjects.

Teaching for all GCSE courses begins during Year 9 and, by and large, students will remain in the same groupings thereafter.

In addition to the core GCSE programme all students will study 2 further GCSE courses which they finalise at the end of Year 9.  Full details of the Options Process and Programme can be found on the website.

Current Option subjects;

Art and Design, Art and Design (Textiles), Business Studies, Computer Science, Creative iMedia, Drama, Food and Nutrition, French, Geography, German, History, Media Studies, Music, Physical Education, RE (Philosophy & Ethics), Resistant Materials Technology, Spanish and Sport (BTEC). 

In preparation for Post 16 progression we provide all students and parents with a comprehensive programme of careers and Post 16 options advice.

Documents

Page Downloads Date  
GCSE Strategy Evening for Blue and Green... 18th Sep 2016 Download
GCSE Strategy Evening for Red Band Stude... 18th Sep 2016 Download
Timeline of GCSE Reforms 18th Sep 2016 Download
Year 10 parents curriculum and work expe... 07th Oct 2016 Download