KS4 Curriculum

To download a copy of our Options booklet, please click here: Options booklet

Students follow a fortnightly timetable with 25 hours per week.

In Year 9 a comprehensive options programme provides support and guidance for all students in determining their subject choices for Key Stage 4. This includes:

  • assemblies
  • options evening
  • parent consultation evening
  • careers education, information, advice and guidance
  • tutor mentoring
  • subject mentoring.
  • The table shows the number of hours per week for each subject or option during 2015-2016:
Subject Year 10 Year 11
English 4 4
Maths 3 3
Science 5 5
RE 1 or 2 1 or 2
PE 1 or 2 1 or 2
PSHCE 0* 0*
Option A 2.5 2.5
Option B 2.5 2.5
Option C 2.5 2.5
Option D 2.5 2.5
Total 25 25

* Students are able to choose either full course PE or full course Philosophy and Ethics as part of their additional core offer.

**In KS4, provision for PSHCE is made through units of work in RE and during collapsed timetable days.

All students study both English and English Literature. Triple science is offered via a combination of the core curriculum and the options programme, giving pupils a total 7.5 hours per week.

To download the current Curriculum Information for Year 10, please click here. Students follow a fortnightly timetable with 25 hours per week.