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"Castle School Education Trust is committed to high quality education across the primary, secondary and sixth form key stages. Our schools cover the South Gloucestershire area. We encourage independence within each school within a strong framework of values."

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Downend

  • OPEN EVENING for Current Year 5 on Thursday 27th September 2018 6:00pm to 8:30pm - Come and see what we have to offer for students joining Year 7 in 2019 and beyond
  • The Head's presentation will be at 6pm and again at 7:30pm.

Key Stage 4

YEARS 10-11

 

In Years 10/11, nearly all students study a Core Curriculum which includes Mathematics, English Language and Literature, Science, a Modern Foreign Language, Religious Studies, PE and Lifeskills.  In addition, they usually choose 3 additional subjects to study, from a choice of over 30 options.  The options include GCSEs in History, Geography, French/German/Spanish (as a 2nd foreign language), Art, Art and Design, Photography, Computing, Music, Drama, Dance,   Business, Electronics, Food Technology, Resistant Materials, Graphics, Textiles, Sociology, PE, Media. The options also include vocational qualifications  (equivalent to GCSEs)  in Health & Social Care, ICT, Business, Music, and Sport..

YEARS 10 & 11 CURRICULUM AND OPTIONS BOOKLET 2018 – 2020