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KS4 & Year 8 Options - Individual Subject Areas

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  • 01/06/18

    Technical Award in Textiles

    The textiles technical award specification provides students with exposure to different aspects of textile design, allowing them to investigate the uses of various materials and explore these in design scenarios.
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  • 01/06/18

    BTEC Sport

    Students will follow the BTEC Level 1/2 First Award in Sport. They will begin the course in Year 9 and will have completed the course by Year 11 to gain accreditation. Students will develop both practical and theoretical skills and build on their knowledge of all aspects of sport and fitness.
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  • 01/06/18

    Information Technology

    Students will follow OCR Level 2 Cambridge National Certificate in ICT or Edexcel GCSE ICT. Students will begin the course in Year 9 and will complete it over a three year period. The examination element of the course will be completed in Year 10.
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  • 01/06/18

    CACHE Level 2 Award in Child Development

    This will be taught over three years and provide an understanding of
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    BTEC Business Studies

    Students will follow the Edexcel Level 2 First Award in Business Studies. They will begin the course in Year 9 and will complete 4 units by the end of Year 11.
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    BTEC Level 2 Art & Design

    All students will follow the Edexcel Level 2 First Award in Art & Design. They will begin the course in Year 9 and will complete the first unit by the end of the year. Students will then study a further 3 units during years 10 and 11.
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  • 31/05/18

    Sociology

    All students will follow the AQA GCSE specification. They will begin the course in Year 9.  Students will develop a wide range of knowledge and understanding about society and its structures, processes and issues.
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    Separate Sciences / AQA

    Students who have a keen interest in or aptitude for science will have the opportunity to study three separate sciences at Key Stage 4. This is an ideal course for those students wishing to pursue a career in the varied aspects of science, whether it is medical, forensic or engineering.
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  • 31/05/18

    Religious Studies

    All students will follow the AQA GCSE specification. They will begin the course in Year 9 and will study the beliefs of two religions throughout the three year course. The content is both interesting and engaging, being taught by enthusiastic specialist teachers.
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  • 31/05/18

    Psychology GCSE

    All students will follow the AQA Psychology GCSE specification.  It is an opportunity to study a new and exciting subject which explores how the human mind works and why people behave in particular ways.
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  • 31/05/18

    Music - RSL level 2 Certificate

    Students choosing music as an option will follow the RSL Music Practitioner specification, which is assessed through a combination of coursework and an externally assessed performance unit. The course develops performing skills, alongside general musicianship – such as listening and analysing...
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  • 31/05/18

    Media Studies

    The media plays a central role in our society and culture today. Media surrounds us and affects every aspect of our lives. Media provides us with ways to communicate, express ourselves and participate in society. Its importance is unquestionable. Therefore it’s also important we study Media...
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