Year 9

Upon moving into Year 9, pupils commence their KS4 curriculum.

Pupils have 15 periods per week for the core subjects: English, Maths, Science and PE, and 8 periods of per week for option subjects.

Core subjects are:

  • GCSE Maths
  • GCSE English
  • GCSE Science
  • GCSE Additional Science
  • GCSE Biology
  • GCSE Chemistry
  • GCSE Physics
  • Student Wellbeing
  • PE


All students are required to take either Geography or History, but can choose their preferred subject:

  • GCSE Geography
  • GCSE History


Pupils are also given the option to choose a second humanities subject as one of their options.

Traditional Options subjects include:

  • GCSE Art
  • GCSE Business
  • GCSE Computer Science
  • GCSE Catering
  • GCSE Dance
  • GCSE Design Technology
  • GCSE Drama
  • GCSE French
  • GCSE Music
  • GCSE PE
  • GCSE Product Design


We also offer a range of vocational courses, including:

  • BTEC Business
  • BTEC Childcare
  • BTEC Health & Social Care
  • BTEC Media
  • BTEC PE
  • BTEC Performing Arts
  • Level 2 Catering and Hospitality


Click on the button on below to read more about the content of these courses.

Year 9 Courses