Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4 (Years 10-11)

In Year 10, pupils begin preparing for external examinations. The General Certificate of Secondary Education (G.C.S.E.) is a system of examinations with a scale of Grades A* to G. In the final examinations in many subjects there is a choice of papers or questions to suit pupils’ respective abilities.

At this stage, pupils pursue courses over a two year period. These include:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Religious Education
  • Welsh Bac
  • Physical Education
  • Welsh

At present, the range from which other choices can be made includes:

  • Art
  • Applied Business
  • ASDAN CoPe
  • Catering
  • Child Development
  • Computer
  • Computer Science
  • Design Technology (Resistant Materials, Systems & Control)
  • Food Nutrition
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Digital Technology
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Public Services
  • Preparation for Working Life

Religious Education and Collective Worship are a cornerstone of the life and work of the school. The school fulfils all statutory requirements in respect of parental right of withdrawal of their children.