Key Stage 4
Download the Year 10 GCSE Subject Prospectus 2018 - 2020
Download the Year 10 GCSE Subject Choice Form 2018 - 2020
Download the Curriculum and Controlled Assessment Booklet for Year 11
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Pupils in Key Stage 4 (Years 11 and 12) follow a common core curriculum and then choose from a range of subject options. Pupils take 9 or 10 subjects at GCSE.
All pupils take GCSE in English, English Literature and Mathematics. All study at least one Modern Language: French, German or Spanish and many pupils choose to take two languages at this level. Pupils take either Double Award Science to GCSE or at least one of the three Sciences: Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Pupils are recommended to choose one subject from The Environment and Society Area of Study: Business Studies, Economics, Geography, History or Food and Nutrition. All pupils in Years 11 and 12 take a GCSE in Religious Studies.
Non GCSE subjects taken by all pupils are Physical Education, Games, and Personal and Social Education – a course including Careers and Study Skills; and a course in Information Technology. Pupils are also offered additional GCSE subjects in Engineering and Photography.
Key Stage 4 Subjects offered at GCSE
|Art & Design||CCEA|
|Food and Nutrition||CCEA|
|Moving Image Arts||CCEA|
|Science (Double Award)||CCEA|
|Technology & Design||CCEA|
* These courses are currently offered to pupils in collaboration with schools in the Lisburn Area Learning Community, 3.45 pm – 5.45 pm, one afternoon per week over Years 11 and 12 and are in addition to the 9 or 10 subjects taken in School.