The English Baccalaureate Qualification (EBACC) is taking increasing importance and may become a required entry qualification for certain courses and universities in the future. In light of this, we encourage all students capable of achieving the EBACC qualification to study the required courses within their GCSE options.
EBACC requires that students achieve a C grade or higher in the Core Curriculum subjects plus a grade C or higher in:
One Modern Foreign Language and either History or Geography.
Students choose their KS4 Options in Year 9. All students in Years 10 and 11 study a Core Curriculum comprising the following subjects:
- Maths (some students are also offered the opportunity to study GCSE Statistics)
- Science (which may be studied as three individual Sciences, Double Award or BTEC)
- Religious Studies
In addition to the Core Curriculum, students follow one of three Pathways: