Key Stage 4
Options for Study 2024–26

The curriculum at Key Stage 4 is comprised of two parts:

  • Six compulsory core qualifications
  • Three additional selected qualifications.

Click on the links below for the Options Process Booklet and for the Options Subject Specific Information Booklet.

Compulsory Core Subjects

These are core subjects that pupils must study in year 10 and 11.

Subject Subject Leader
English (English Language & English Literature) Mr M Jackson
Maths Mr P Bradfield-Morgan
Science (Combined Science & Separate Sciences) Mr R Outhwaite
RE Mrs S Helliwell
PE (Core) Mr S Atkin

Pathway Subjects

When selecting their three additional subjects:

  • Pupils MUST choose 1 subject from Group A.
  • Pupils may then choose a further 2 subjects from Group A and Group B combined.
  • Pupils should choose 2 reserve subjects from Group A and Group B.

Pupils cannot choose both Computer Science and Digital ICT – one OR the other.

Group A Subjects

Subject Subject Leader
History Miss R Rowley
Geography Mrs S Hugo
Spanish Mrs G Kegg

Group B Subjects

Subject Subject Leader
Art & Design Mr B Salmon

Mrs A Holmes

ASDAN – Personal and Social Effectiveness Mrs K Hindmarch
Computer Science Mr J Davidson
Digital ICT Mr A Thomas
Drama Mrs L Lomas
Food Preparation and Nutrition Mrs K Hindmarch
Health & Social Care Mrs V Greenwood
Media Studies Mr T Hoole
Music Mrs E Brown
Physical Education Mr S Atkin
Statistics  Mr P Bradfield-Morgan

The ASDAN – Personal and Social Effectiveness qualification will be for selected pupils who will benefit from additional support.