Key Stage 4 - Years 10, 11

Curriculum KS4

The curriculum in KS4 concentrates on pupils extending their skills and increasing their independence with a focus on accreditation, vocational learning and healthy lifestyles. A complete overview of the curriculum is downloadable from below.

     

Key Stage 4- Years 10,11
Pupils have 6 x 50 minutes lessons a day

Subject

Time (min)

English

200

PE/Dance

100

Sports and Health Related Fitness

100

Mathematics

200

Art, Music or Drama Options

100

Science

150

Technology

100

PSHE and Citizenship

200

Humanities- History, Geography and RE

100

ICT

100

Vocational Education

100

Golden Time

50

 

Key Stage 4 External Qualifications

The following qualifications are currently offered in Key Stage 4. Candidates will be entered for a qualification based on their assessed attainment and expected progress. Click on the relevant year to view tables of qualifications gained by students in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

 

Subject

Level

Awarding Body

English

Entry Level

AQA 4970/5

Maths

Entry Level

OCR R448

Science

Entry Level

Edexcel 8938

Art

Entry Level

WJEC

Drama

Entry Level

WJEC

DT Graphics

Entry Level

OCR R372

DT Food Entry Level WJEC

DT Textiles

Entry Level

OCR R375

History

Entry Level

OCR R434

ICT/Computing

Entry Level

OCR R441

PE

Entry Level

OCR R462

RE

Entry Level

OCR R468

Personal Progress

Pre-Entry Level & Entry 1

ASDAN

 

GCSE Art

Candidates may be entered for GCSE Art if they are assessed as being able to make the expected progress during the KS4 Art Course.

 

Vocational Options in Key Stage 4.

 

Pupils at Key Stage 4 have the opportunity to take two of the following courses, one during Year 10 and another in Year 11. More details are available in the document KS4 Curriculum Table, which can be downloaded below.

 

Subject

Level

Awarding Body

Gardening

Unit Award Scheme

AQA

Food Around the World

Unit Award Scheme

AQA

Health & Social Care

Unit Award Scheme

AQA

Hair & Beauty

Unit Award Scheme

AQA

Independent Living

Unit Award Scheme

AQA

Bike Maintenance

Unit Award Scheme

AQA

Sport & Recreation N/A N/A
 

 

  1. KS4 Curriculum Table 2016-2017