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Curriculum KS4

A key emphasis of the Key Stage 4 curriculum is to support the academic and personal development of each student and to ensure that they are equipped to move eventually into the world of work.

In Years 9, 10 and 11 all students will study National Curriculum subjects.  A range of subject qualifications are available at GCSE and BTEC – level 2.

GCSE Subjects

  • Religious Studies
  • English
  • English Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science 
  • Physical Education
  • Design Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Fine Art
  • Graphics
  • Music and Performing Arts
  • Geography
  • History
  • ICT & Computer Science
  • Spanish
  • Creative Media

Students are placed in sets according to their abilities in English, Maths and Science and RE.  A range of curriculum choices are available for students.

Students are also able to elect for more vocational forms of qualifications including, 

  • Construction 
  • Horticulture


  • Enterprise & Employability
  • Health and Social Care
  • Creative Digital Media Production 
  • ICT
  • Performing Arts


  • Level 2 Creative Studies: Graphic Design
  • Business Studies


If you require any additional information regarding the KS4 curriculum please contact Mr Clewlow, Assistant Head teacher with responsibility for Curriculum.

PPL Year  9 -  Mrs T McAvoy
PPL Year 10 - Mr D Goodfellow
PPL Year 11  -  Mrs H McHalens

Key Stage 3

KS4 Options Booklet 2017 

Year 9 Option Block

Year 10 Option Block