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key stage 4

3rd - 5th Year 

Students study 10 GCSE's 

All students study four core subjects and can then choose between taking triple science (3 GCSE's Biology Chemistry and Physics) or combined science (2 GCSE's in science).  Those selecting triple science will chose 3 options including either a modern foreign language or a humanity.  Those taking combined science chose 4 options including a modern foreign language and a humanity. 

In addition to GCSE subjects students participate in weekly physical education and PHSE classes. 

Core Subjects Science Options MFL & Humanities Other Options

Mathematics

English language

English literature

Religious education

 

Trilogy (2 GCSE's)

Modern Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Latin

Art

Drama

Music

Design technology

Computer science

Physical education

  Separate science (3 GCSE's)

Humanities

  • Geography
  • History
 
Subject Lessons per fortnight Yr 3 Lessons per fortnight Yr 4 Lessons per fortnight Yr 5
Mathematics 6 6 7
English 6 6 7
Religious education 6 6 5
Science trilogy 8 N/A N/A
Biology, Chemistry, Physics 5,4,4 4,4,4 5,4,4
Option 1 5 5 5
Option 2 5 5 5
Option 4 (if applicable) 5 N/A N/A
Games / PE 4 4 3
Activities   1