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Key Stage 4 Curriculum

The curriculum at Key Stage 4

When pupils move into Key Stage 4 they do not all follow exactly the same curriculum. At the end of Year 9 students are guided to follow one of three curriculum pathways based on their individual abilities and talents. Each pathway allows them to choose between 2 and 4 subjects to follow. They are guided to pursue these choices on the basis of their individual needs and abilities and with a view to ensuring that they are given the greatest opportunity to achieve during Key Stage 4.

In Key Stage 4 all pupils study English (language and literature), mathematics, science (triple or double science), PE and religious education/citizenship/PSHE.

Year 10 Curriculum

Subject

Pathway 1

Pathway 2

Pathway 3

English

5 hours (GCSE English language & literature)

5 hours (GCSE English language & literature)

5 hours (GCSE English language & literature)

Maths

5 hours
(GCSE maths)

5 hours
(GCSE maths)

5 hours
(GCSE maths)

Science

4 hours
(double science)

4 hours
(double science)

4 hours
(double science)

Religious Education/Citizenship/PSHE

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

Physical Education (PE)

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

EBacc option 1: French, Spanish, History, Geography or Computer Science

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

EBacc option 2: French, Spanish, History, Geography or Computer Science

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

Option Subject 3: Open subject choice

3 hours 

3 hours

3 hours 

 

Year 11 Curriculum

Subject

Pathway 1

Pathway 2

Pathway 3

English

4 hours (GCSE English language & literature) 4 hours (GCSE English language & literature) 4 hours (GCSE English language & literature)

Maths

4 hours (GCSE Maths)

4 hours (GCSE Maths)

4 hours (GCSE Maths)

Science

7 hours (triple science)

4 hours (double science)

4 hours (double science)

Religious Education/Citizenship/PSHE

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

Physical Education (PE)

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

EBacc option 1: French, Spanish, History, Geography or Computer Science

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

EBacc option 2: French, Spanish, History,  Geography or Computer Science

-

3 hours

3 hours

Option Subject 3

2 hours

2 hours

2 hours

Option Subject 4

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours