Key Stage 4 Curriculum Guide

Throughout Key Stage 4 Years 9–11 will follow the core curriculum alongside their chosen option subjects. Students will study a Core Curriculum leading to GCSEs in (except Games):





Games (non-qualification)

In addition, students can choose 4 GCSE or BTEC/Vocational subjects from the following areas:

Performance Faculty: Art and Design: Fine Art, Art and Design: Photography, Art and Design: Textiles, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, Food Preparation and Nutrition, Music, PE/Sport

Humanities Faculty: Business Studies, Computer Science, Geography, Health and Social Care, History, ICT, Travel and Tourism

Modern Foreign Languages: French, German, Spanish


All students study Science as part of their core curriculum which leads to a GCSE in Combined Science. As an alternative, students may choose Triple Science as an option; this leads to three separate GCSEs in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Year 9 Options Guidance

A detailed list of the curriculum subjects offered for KS4 is here

Key Stage 4 Course Guide 









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