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Key Stage 4 Subjects

At Key stage 4 students follow a broad and balanced curriculum.  The timetable is constructed to enable students to follow subject areas from each of the entitlement areas of Humanities, Arts and Technology as well as English, Maths and Science.

The courses are reviewed each year to ensure they match the needs to that particular cohort.

There are a range of certificated courses available for each subject.  (e.g. GCSE, BTec, Entry Level). See below for a list of subject and qualifications offered.

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Subject GCSE Entry Level ASDAN + AQA UAS City & Guilds B.Tec. Functional skills
English
Mathematics
Science
History
Geography
Humanities
Computing & ICT
Art
Drama
Food Technology  ✔
Rest. Materials Tech.
PSHCE
RE
Travel & Tourism
Construction
Hair and Beauty
Land Studies
PE ✔ (GCSE option available + Sports Leaders certification)
BSL ✔ (Signature BSL Level 1 or 2, GCSE expected from Sept. 2017)

 

At the end of Key Stage 3, students are guided towards the most appropriate form of certification at Annual Review meetings and in discussion with form tutors and parents.

There are a range of possible courses on offer and those best matched to pupils needs and interests will be delivered.
The ‘route’ that each student chooses will depend on several factors.  e.g.

  • Ability
  • Subject Preferences
  • Career and FE Expectation

More able students are expected to study up to 8 or 9 GCSE subjects.