Key Stage 4

chemistry ross and aliWe typically offer around 15 subjects. Course content is determined by the syllabuses prepared by the Examination Boards. We currently study courses prescribed by the following Examination Boards: Edexcel, AQA and OCR.

All students follow a compulsory CORE of subjects:
English Language, English Literature, Science, Mathematics, European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

They may then choose an additional 3 – 4 subjects from the following:
German, Geography, History, Sports Studies, Business Studies, French (or Extra English) Art & Design, Triple Award Science, Information & Communication Technology, Music, Drama, Design.

  • Students study usually 8 or 9 subjects leading to the GCSE examinations
  • For support and advice in making decisions about which options to choose we hold a Parents’ Meeting in the spring term
  • Careers guidance is always available from the school Careers Officer and through the North Yorkshire Connexions link
  • The timetable is tailored to meet the preferences of as many pupils as possible and most pupils have their first choices accommodated.
  • Additionally, all our pupils take part in games lessons and Information Technology.

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Alongside the more formal academic disciplines we aim to promote a respect for equal opportunities and human rights, and develop a responsibility for protecting the environment for future generations.

 

 
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