Curriculum Overview

All students will study the following ‘core’ curriculum;

In addition, all students will have one Physical Education lesson per week (non-examination)

In addition to the above subjects, all students will be able to select up to a maximum of four optional GCSE and vocational subjects from the list below. To see detailed information on each of these courses, please visit the 'Year 9 Options' page and select the 'Year 9 Course Information Booklet' or click on the link below.

GCSE Art & Design
GCSE Business Studies
GCSE Citizenship
GCSE Computer Science
GCSE Dance
GCSE Design & Technology
GCSE Drama
GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition
GCSE French
GCSE Geography
GCSE History
GCSE Media Studies
GCSE Music
GCSE Photography
GCSE Physical Education
GCSE Technology Materials
GCSE Spanish
Art & Design V Cert
BTEC Business Studies
BTEC Health and Social Care
BTEC Performing Arts
BTEC Media
Fashion and Textiles Technical Award
Food and Catering Technical Award
Visual Communications Technical Award
BCS Certificate in IT Application Skills
OCR Level 2 in Sports Studies

Students are placed into pathways personalised to their ability profile and offered choices accordingly.  Copies of the Information, Advice and Guidance we offer to students and parents can be viewed in the 'Year 9 Options 2017' booklet. 

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