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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

  • Mon 24 Feb -Wed 4 Mar Year 11 PPE Exams     Wed 26 Feb Year 12 Parents Evening (16:30-19:30)     Sat 29 Feb - Sun 8 Mar Exchange Visit to Germany     Mon 9 Mar - Fri 13 Mar Year 10 Work Experience Week     Mon 9 Mar - Fri 13 Mar Year 13 Exam Week      Thu 26 Mar Year 11 Parents Evening (16:30-19:30)     Wed 1 April Year 8 Parents Evening (16:30-19:30)     Fri 3 April INSET Day. End of Term 4.

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 (as a 2nd foreign language), Art, Art and Design, Photography, Computing, Music, Drama, Dance, Business, Electronics, Food Technology, Resistant Materials, Graphics, Textiles, Sociology, PE and Media. The options also include vocational qualifications  (equivalent to GCSEs)  in Health & Social Care, ICT, Music, and Sport.

  YEARS 10 & 11 CURRICULUM AND OPTIONS BOOKLET