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Key Stage 4 Curriculum for Y10 Students 2016/2017

Core Examination Subjects

All students take GCSEs in:

  • English Language and English Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Religious Studies
  • Science (leading to either 2 or 3 GCSEs)

The Options System

All students have to choose four courses of which at least one must be a Modern Foreign Language (MFL) course and at least one a Humanities course. MGGS students meet the E-Bac standard.

Option Courses Available

  • MFL: French, German and Spanish
  • Humanities: Geography and History
  • Additional Options: Art, Design & Technology (Food Nutrition & Preparation or Product Design or Textiles), Computing, Drama, ICT, Music and PE.

GCSE Astronomy

An optional GCSE.

  • Completed in 1 year
  • Lessons take place one day a week after school – 2 hour lessons
  • Student Science attainment marks and attitude to learning used in selection process of those interested.

Non-Examination Subjects

  • PSHE and Citizenship through Focus Days
  • Core Physical Education
  • Work Related Learning
  • Careers Education, Advice, Information and Guidance

For further information please see the KS4 Curriculum Information Booklet 2017-18

Year 11 GCSE Specifications 2016/2017

Subject Exam Board Specification Code Information
Astronomy EDEXCEL 2AS01 Extra-curricular one year GCSE – Year 10 only
Art & Design (Fine Art) AQA 4200
Biology AQA 4401
Chemistry AQA 4402
Computing OCR J275
D&T: Food Technology AQA 4545
D&T: Product Design AQA 4555
D&T: Textiles AQA 4570
Drama AQA 4240
English Language AQA 4705
English Literature AQA 9715
French AQA 4658
Geography A AQA 9030
German AQA 4668
History OCR J415
ICT AQA 4520
Mathematics A EDEXCEL 1MA0
Music AQA 4270
Physical Education AQA 4892
Physics AQA 4403
Religious Studies EDEXCEL 1RB0  Full course
Spanish AQA 4658