Key Stage 4 Options

Our Key Stage 4 Options Evening is on Wednesday 23rd February 2022


The core curriculum will be based around the English Baccalaureate. There will be core subjects which all students will study. There will then be a selection of subjects which students can then choose to study for GCSE.

The following will comprise the core compulsory, GCSE curriculum for all students going into Year 10:

  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Religious Studies
  • Combined Science (2 GCSEs) or Triple Science (3 GCSEs) – Chemistry, Physics and Biology are all studied in both Combined and Triple Science
  • History or geography (both can be studied if chosen through the Options below)
  • PE (Core – non-examined for all students. GCSE PE is an additional Option Choice)

Students must then choose 1 or 2 options from the following list:

  • Art & Design
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Dance (BTEC)
  • Design Technology
  • Drama (BTEC)
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Music
  • PE
  • Functional Skills (Level 1 & 2 courses in Maths, English & Science)

You can read more about the Key Stage 4 Options process and view videos from all of the subject areas by visiting out Key Stage 4 Options Website.