In Years 10 and 11 all students have a core curriculum of English Language, English Literature, Maths, Science, RE and PE. Most students will study a language, either French or German, with some students studying both languages. Some students will also continue with Spanish.


All students will take GCSE English Language, GCSE English Literature and GCSE Maths. All students will also take a Science qualification in either Triple Science (separate GCSEs in Biology, Chemistry and Physics), Double Science (GCSE Core Science and GCSE Additional Science) or  Single Science (GCSE Core Science). The majority of students will take GCSE RE and GCSE French or German.

Students will then choose three option subjects. Below is a list of subjects offered to students starting courses in September 2013.

  • GCSE Art and Design
  • GCSE Computer Studies
  • GCSE Child Development
  • GCSE Drama
  • GCSE Engineering
  • Level 2 in Engineering Technology
  • GCSE Food Technology
  • GCSE French
  • BTEC Hospitality
  • GCSE Geography
  • GCSE German
  • GCSE Graphic Products
  • GCSE Health and Social Care
  • GCSE History
  • GCSE Music
  • GCSE Resistant Materials
  • GCSE Spanish
  • BTEC Sport
  • GCSE Textiles

For information on option subjects for September 2015 see Key Stage 4 Options