The Curriculum Organisation
There are 50 periods per fortnight totalling 50 hours.
|OPTION BLOCK A||6||6|
|OPTION BLOCK B||6||6|
|OPTION BLOCK C||6||6|
Information about each of the different subjects can be found under the individual subject areas of the curriculum.
Students choose 4 (3 for triple scientists) from the following suite of subjects.
|Catering GCSE||Textiles GCSE||RE GCSE|
|Geography GCSE||French GCSE||Resistant Materials GCSE|
|German GCSE||Graphics GCSE||Engineering GCSE|
|History GCSE||Business Studies GCSE||Drama GCSE|
|Sport BTEC||Art GCSE||Computer Science GCSE|
|PE GCSE||Music GCSE|
A booklet giving details of all upper school courses is issued during year nine. Considerable guidance is given to ensure that each student’s selection of subjects provides a sound general education that is relevant to the student’s personal interests, aptitudes and career aspirations. Additionally, at the start of Year 10, all students receive a second booklet giving details of the content, assessment and homework for all Key Stage 4 courses.
For more information please see the copy of the Information Evening Presentation below.