Key Stage 4

At Key Stage 4 most students study five compulsary subjects to GCSE level - English Language, Mathematics, Science, Religious Studies and Learning for Life and Work.

In addition four other subjects are selected from option blocks. These may be made up of GCSE level subjects, BTEC level 2 subjects, or Occupational Studies which have equivalent status with GSCE. The combinations chosen are guided by pupil interest, levels or ability and possible career choices.

Key Stage 4 Subjects

GCSE:

  • English
  • Maths
  • RE
  • Double/Single Award Science
  • Applied Business Studies
  • Art and Design
  • Child Development
  • Business and Communication Systems
  • Drama
  • Engineering
  • French
  • Irish
  • Geography
  • History
  • Home Economics
  • ICT
  • Music
  • PE
  • Polish/Russian/Chinese
  • Technology and Design
  • Prince‚Äôs Trust
  • Travel and Tourism
  • English Literature
  • Learning for Life and Work

BTEC:

  • Construction
  • Sport
  • Art and Design
  • ICT
  • Music

Occupational Studies:

  • Agriculture
  • Care
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Design and Creative Cookery
  • Office Administration