Curriculum

Years 9, 10 and 11

In Years 9, 10 and 11, all students follow courses in English, Mathematics, Science, PE and RE.

Students also choose further optional courses to study to GCSE or equivalent level. The school is committed to offering a range of options to meet the needs of all learners. The options system is designed to be as open and flexible as possible to enable students to make choices that suit their aptitudes and interests and that provide a solid base for further study post-16.

Year 9 Lessons per week   Year 10 Lessons per week   Year 11 Lessons per week
Option A 2   Option A 2   Option A 2
Option B 2   Option B 2   Option B 2
Option C 2   Option C 2   Option C 2
Option D 2   Option D 2   Option D 2
Option E 2   Option E 2   Option E 2
Science 4   Science 4   Science 4
Maths 4   Maths 5   Maths 4
English 4   English 4   English 5
PE 2   PE 1   PE 1
RE 1   RE 1   RE 1

Enrichment provides opportunities for additional time on Maths, English, Science or a Project Qualification.

There is an extensive programme of information, advice and guidance to enable students to choose a pathway to suit their needs and aspirations. During Year 8, students select their courses to start in Year 9.

Options Choices

Students can choose from the following qualifications:

GCSEs

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Food and Nutrition
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Product Design
  • Psychology
  • RE
  • Spanish

Off-site Vocational Courses

  • BTEC Diploma in Children's Care, Learning and Development
  • BTEC in Construction
  • Hairdressing
  • Motor Vehicle Engineering
  • Certificate in Uniformed Services

Other Courses

  • BTEC First Diploma in Health & Social Care
  • Cambridge National in Creative iMedia
  • NCFE Music Technology
  • Further English
  • Further Maths
  • Cambridge National in ICT
  • Certificate in Performing Arts
  • Cambridge National in Child Development

Options Presentation 2017

 

Our 2017 Options Subjects Presentations are available to view on our YouTube channel.