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Key Stage 4 Options

At the end of Year 9 students make decisions on which subjects they will study at Key Stage 4.

Our aim is to ensure students study a curriculum that will enable them to have a suitable progression route into post 16 study and beyond.

The curriculum studied will comprise of GCSEs and Technical qualifications.

Some subjects are compulsory but there are also choices students will need to make.

The subjects students must take are called core subjects. They are:

  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Core PE

They will then choose four options from the listed EBACC (English Baccalaureate) and Technical qualifications.

The EBACC subjects are a group of subjects looked on favourably by universities and include English, maths, science, computer science, history, geography, and modern foreign languages.

GCSE Subject Options  Technical Qualification Options 

French

Spanish 

Urdu 

Photography

Geography 

History 

Triple Science

Religious Studies 

Statistics

Psychology

Enterprise and Marketing

Health and Social care

ICT (iMedia) 

Sport Science 

Hospitality and Catering 

Childcare

Performing Arts

Engineering

Art and Design  

Below are presentations from each subject please click on each to watch these. 

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE OPTIONS GUIDE

 

CLICK HERE FOR OPTIONS SELECTION FORM