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Choices 2019-2021

Students starting GCSEs in September 2019 will study five Core GCSEs: English Literature, English Language, Mathematics, & Combined Science (this is a double GCSE).  Students will also continue doing PE, Games & Wellbeing, and will need to choose 4 other subjects.  For the options available in 2019-2021, see the booklet “Your Choices in Key Stage 4 2019-2021” under “Further Information” below.

Key Stage 4 Choices 2018-2020

Students in Key Stage 3 from 2018-2020 study at least six Core GCSEs: English Literature, English Language, Mathematics, Combined Science (this is a double GCSE) and P&R (GCSE Religious Studies).

Students also study three courses of their own choice – referred to below as Option Subjects. These subjects offer a range of creative, practical and academic subjects.

2018-2020 Downloads

Overview documents 2018-2020
PDF Icon Year 9 Choices Booklet 2018-2020 – GCSE Choices available for 2018-2020
PDF Icon Year 9 Choices form for students 2018 – Choose your GCSE Options
Core Subjects Year 10 2018-2019
Year 10 English Language Curriculum Inforamtion 2018-19 Year 10 English Language
Year 10 English Literature Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 English Literature
Year 10 Maths Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 Mathematics
Y10 Science Year 10 Science
Year 10 Philosophy & Religious Ed Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 Philosophy & Religion
Year 10 Wellbeing Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 Wellbeing
Core Subjects Year 11 2018-2019
Year 11 English Language Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 English Language
Year 11 English Literature Curriculum Information 2018-19Year 11 English Literature
Year 11 Maths Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 Mathematics
KS4 Science Year 11 Science
Year 11 Philosophy & Religious Ed Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 Philosophy & Religion
Year 11 Wellbeing Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 Wellbeing
Option Subjects Year 10 2018-19
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19 Year 10 Art Year 10 Art & Design (Fine Art) GCSE
Year 10 Careerso Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 Careers and Work Related Learning
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19 Y10 Classical Civilisation Year 10 Classical Civilisation GCSE
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19- Year 10 Computer Science Year 10 Computer Science GCSE
KS4 Dance BTEC Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 Dance (Tech Award)
Year 10 GCSE DT
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19 Year 10 Performing Arts Acting Year 10 Drama (Tech Award)
Year 10 Food & Nutrition Curriculum Information Year 10 Food & Nutrition
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19- Year 10 Cambridge Nationals IT Year 10 IT (Cambridge Nationals IT)
GCSE Further Maths Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 Further Maths GCSE
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19 Year 10 French Year 10 French GCSE
Year 10 German Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 German GCSE
Year 10 Geography Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 Geography GCSE
KS4 History Year 10 History GCSE
KS4 Graphics Communications Curriculum Information Year 10 Graphics
Year 10 Latin Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 Latin GCSE
KS4 Creative Digital Media Pearson Tech Award Year 10 Media (Pearson Tech Award in Digital Media Production)
Year 10 Music Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 Music GCSE
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19 Year 10 PE-Games Year 10 PE / Games
KS4 Resistant Materials icon Year 10 Resistant Materials
Year 10 Spanish Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 Spanish GCSE
Year 10 Cambridge National Sport Studies Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 10 Sport (Cambridge National Sport Science and Sport Studies)
Year 10 GCSE Textiles Curriculum Information Year 10 Textiles
Option Subjects Year 11 2018-19
KS4 Active icon Year 11 Active
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19 Year 11 Art Year 11 Art & Design (Fine Art) GCSE
KS4 Biology icon Year 11 Biology GCSE
Year 11 Careers & Work Related Learning Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 Careers and Work Related Learning
Y11 Chemistry Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 Chemistry GCSE
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19 Y11 Classical Civilisation Year 11 Classical Civilisation GCSE
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19- Year 11 Computer Science Year 11 Computer Science GCSE
KS4 Dance BTEC Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 Dance (Tech Award)
Year 11 GCSE DT
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19 Year 11 Performing Arts - Acting Year 11 Drama (Tech Award)
Year 11 Food & Nutrition Curriculum Information Year 11 Food & Nutrition
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19- Year 11 Cambridge Nationals IT Year 11 IT (Cambridge Nationals IT)
GCSE Further Maths Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 Further Maths GCSE
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19 Year 11 French Year 11 French GCSE
Year 11 German Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 German GCSE
Year 11 Geography Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 Geography GCSE
KS4 History Year 11 History GCSE
KS4 Graphics icon Year 11 Graphics
Year 11 Latin Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 Latin GCSE
KS4 Creative Digital Media Pearson Tech Award Year 11 Media (Pearson Tech Award in Digital Media Production)
Year 11 Music Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 Music GCSE
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19 Year 11 PE-Games (non-exam course) Year 11 PE / Games
Year 11 GCSE PE Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 PE GCSE
Year 11 Physics Year 11 Physics GCSE
KS4 Resistant Materials icon Year 11 Resistant Materials
Year 11 Spanish Curriculum Information 2018-19 Year 11 Spanish GCSE
SJM Curriculum Info 2018-19 Year 11 BTEC Sport Year 11 Sport (BTEC Sport)
Year 11 Textiles curriculum information Year 11 Textiles


KS4 2017-2019 Curriculum Information

Full information about the Key Stage 4 curriculum for students who started KS4 in 2017 can be found in the Downloads section above as the PDF “Key Stage 4 Choices Booklet 2017-19”.

Further Information

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