Overview - Key Stage 3

In Years 7 to 9 compulsory national curriculum subjects are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Design and Technology
  • Art and Design
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Citizenship
  • Computing

Overview - Key Stage 4

During Key Stage 4 students work towards national qualifications - usually GCSEs. The compulsory national curriculum subjects are the Core and Foundation subjects.

Core subjects are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science

Students must also have included in their curriculum foundation subjects:

  • Computing
  • Physical Education
  • Citizenship
  • Religious Education
  • Sex and Relationship Education

Careers education is integrated into our extended tutorial programme and complemented by specialist provision; information from employers and post 16 providers; bespoke careers events; and independent careers guidance. Further information can be found on this page.

As well, students choose 4 subjects from a wide variety of options. These are GCSE qualifications unless specified.

  • Art
  • Biology
  • BTEC Business
  • Catering
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • CoPE
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Electronics
  • Food
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Social Care
  • History
  • ICT
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Religious Studies
  • Resistant Materials
  • Spanish
  • BTEC Sport
  • Science (Core & Additional)
  • Textiles

For more information about the curriculum please contact
Mr R. Knott Senior Deputy Headteacher - r.knott@kingsway.stockport.sch.uk

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