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Key Stage 4

At Key Stage 4 we offer a range of core and optional subjects:


  • English
  • English Literature
  • Maths
  • Combined Science or the separate sciences of Biology, Chemistry and Physics
  • A short course in computing (being introduced September 2021)
  • A short course in Religious Education
  • PE

Optional Subjects (GCSE or Cambridge National)

  • Geography
  • History
  • Religious Education 
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Computer Science
  • iMedia
  • Sports Studies
  • Art
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Resistant Materials
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Engineering

Most students are expected to choose one option that is an 'Ebacc' subject.

As a school, one of our aims is to increase the percentage of students who take all the subjects leading to the English Baccalaureate: English, Maths, a science, History or Geography and a language. In particular, we wish to encourage as many students as possible to consider a language at GCSE.