KS4 Curriculum Subjects

Most students in Year 10 follow GCSE courses in a range of subjects.

All students in this year now follow linear GCSE courses, most of which have an element of 'non-examined assessment' (a time-limited project-based piece of work requiring several hours to complete). 
All courses will be fully assessed at the end of Year 11.

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At Ansford we offer a rich curriculum that is tailored to the aspirations and passions of our students.  At Key Stage 4 we offer the following GCSE courses:-

EBac Subjects

Maths, English Language, English Literature, Core & Additional Science, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, History, French, German.

Design Technology Subjects

Food, Graphics, Resistant Materials, Art, Art Textile Design, Computing.

Performing Arts/Physical Education

Music, Drama, P.E.


RE, Citizenship
Child Development

We also offer vocational courses that stimulate students through linking learning to the workplace and beyond the Academy.

Vocational Courses

Land Based Studies/Horticulture (City & Guilds)

More details about the specific content of different courses, timings of non-examined assessments and specific exam board information will be presented to parents during the Y10 evening at the start of Y10.  

Year 10 exam week is in June, this provides an important rehearsal for final examinations.  It is important that your child is in school throughout the exam period.

Revised Feb 2018