Key Stage 4

Expectations are high for our Key Stage 4 students at the Academy. We believe every student can achieve and succeed, whatever their ability. Students are well supported and our outstanding pastoral system links very closely to the curriculum.

Key Stage 4

At the end of Year 8 pupils start Key Stage 4 courses following a core curriculum.

An overview of the courses we offer at Key Stage 4 can be found in our Key Stage 4 Curriculum Guide.

For full course information about the subjects we offer, such as the exam boards or the specific specification for each course, please see our Key Stage 4 Course Information Guide.

Key Stage 4 Core Curriculum

Subject Qualification
English Language & Literature GCSE
Mathematics GCSE
Science (Combined) GCSE
Physical Education (Core) GCSE

Pupils then choose ONE subject from the following list:

Subject Qualification
History GCSE
Geography GCSE

Pupils then choose TWO to make up the rest of their Key Stage 4 timetable.

Subject Qualification
Art GCSE
Computer Science GCSE
Dance GCSE
Drama GCSE
Design & Technology GCSE
Further Science GCSE
Geography GCSE
History GCSE
Music GCSE
Physical Education GCSE
Religious Studies GCSE
Spanish GCSE

The learning of all pupils is complemented by a range of extra-curricular clubs, trips, visits and guest speakers that help enhance and develop the curriculum. This encourages the development of a wide range of valuable skills that mean our pupils are ready for life after Year 11.

The Learning Programmes which support our curriculum can be found using the link below.

Learning Programmes

More information can be obtained by contacting the school directly.