Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4

In Year 10, the following subjects will be compulsory:

  • GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature
  • GCSE Maths
  • GCSE Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • GCSE French where appropriate some students will receive additional Literacy and Numeracy lessons
  • GCSE Religious Studies
  • GCSE History or Geography
  • Physical Education

To ensure a rich, diverse and varied curriculum students may choose one of the additional subjects offered by Ark Boulton: Food Preparation and Nutrition, Art and Design, Drama, GCSE Physical Education.  In addition, some students will have the opportunity to complete the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

NB: Where students are able to speak, write and read an additional second language Ark Boulton Academy will provide the opportunity for students to sit the GCSE examination at the academy.

Please see our Key Stage 4 curriculum document for a break down of individual subjects: PDF iconKS4 Subject Information

For more information regarding the EBacc or our curriculum offer please feel free to contact our Vice Principal Mr. D. Richards -