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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

  • For students, the school year will start as follows:  Wednesday 4th Sept 2019 - start of term for Years 7, 12 & 13 and Thursday 5th Sept 2019 - start of Term for Years 8-11 (All Y9 students to bring their PE kit with them)

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