Key Stage 4 Overview
The Key Stage 4 curriculum UCC is divided into two parts: the core subjects that all students must study and the options.
The Core Subjects:
The core subjects are those which all students must take.
Students will take the following subjects in Year 10, no matter which options you choose:
Mathematics (1 GCSE)
English Language (1 GCSE)
English Literature (1 GCSE)
Science (2 or 3 GCSEs)
Non- Examined Subjects:
PDE: Guidance, and aspects of RE and Citizenship
The Options Subjects:
Students choose 4 subjects from the following list:
Each option choice is a GCSE or equivalent.
Students can only choose a language if they have been studying it in year 9.
This LINK will take you to more details on the exam board details for each subject.