Key Stage 4

Click HERE and see our curriculum overview for Key Stage 4.

Subjects Studied

Pupils at Key Stage 4 follow national curriculum subjects; Maths, English, Science, PSHE, Computing and Core PE. 

English

Our pupil’s study both GCSE English (AQA) and Functional Skills. 

Maths

Our pupil’s study both GCSE Maths (Edexcel) and Functional Skills. 

Science

Our pupil’s study both GCSE Science Combined (AQA) and Entry Level Combined Science. 

Options

In Key Stage 4 children have the option to study a broad range of subjects such as Sports Leaders, BTEC in Health and Social Care, Art GCSE, Art Award, BTEC Music, GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition, ASDAN Food and ASDAN Life Skills.

All pupils have the opportunity to take part in our Duke of Edinburgh to gain Bronze or Silver Award. 

Personal Development

SMSC

Our SMSC programme is delivered through our PSHE, Citizenship programme and through assemblies.  Please read our additional information on our SMSC programme HERE.

Enrichment

Pupils have the opportunity to attend enrichment at the end of every day.  This includes subjects such as craft, running a café, alternative sports and games.  The enrichment programme further builds on self-esteem and social skills, it also allows pupils to succeed and try new things. 

Interventions

Our pupils all have their own personalised intervention programme. The interventions range from Handwriting and Phonics to Art Therapy.  Our staff are trained in Mental Health First Aid, Art Therapy, Lego Therapy, Therapeutic Play and Emotional Literacy. 

Careers

There is a comprehensive careers programme at Key Stage 4.  Pupils have the opportunity to complete long term work experience placements.  Our CIAG coordinator plans taster college days, university visits, college interviews, visits to employers and visits from employers.