gcse years

Curriculum - GCSEIn Year 10 and Year 11, girls follow a chosen programme of study for their GCSE courses. Most girls take 10 GCSE examinations, studying a compulsory core of English, English Literature, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, at least one modern foreign language and one humanities subject.

All girls follow a programme of Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship and Economic Education, which includes guidance on careers, and a full PE programme.

GCSE SUBJECTS

Compulsory Core

  • English
  • English Literature
  • Mathematics

Sciences

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Modern Foreign Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Chinese

Humanities

  • Geography
  • History
  • Religion, Philosophy and Ethics

Other Subjects

  • Art
  • Drama
  • Design & Technology
  • Latin
  • Music
  • PE
  • Classical Greek & Computer Studies can be studied outside the curriculum

At GCSE, classes in option subjects will be run according to demand and may not run if fewer than 10 pupils choose the subject.