Upper School Teaching and Learning

In Year 9 pupils commence the majority of their GCSE courses, with some optional GCSE courses starting in Year 10. The emphasis on breadth, balance and academic challenge continues in the Upper School Curriculum, building on the pupils’ strong Lower School foundation.

Pupils study the following core GCSE curriculum:
Mathematics
English
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
French
Divinity
Geography
History
Pupils also have classes in ICT and Classics (either Latin or Classical Civilisation).

Additionally, the following optional GCSE courses are available and year 10 pupils will normally select two of these subjects:
Art
Business and Communication Studies
Drama
Music
Sports Science