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City of London

School for girls

In 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.


Compulsory Core 

  • English
  • English Literature
  • Mathematics


  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Modern Foreign Languages 

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Chinese


  • Geography
  • History
  • Religion, Philosophy and Ethics

Other Subjects 

  • Art
  • Drama
  • Design & Technology (Product Design)
  • Latin
  • Music
  • PE
  • Computer Science
  • Classical Greek with some lessons taking place outside curriculum time

At GCSE, classes in option subjects will be run according to demand and may not run if fewer than 10 pupils choose the subject. Find out more detail on all our options here.