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Key Stage 4

Curriculum and Provision


Towards the end of Year 9 students make choices about which subjects they will study for GCSE.  In general there are two pathways and students will be guided towards which one is most suitable for them.


Cockshut Hill School’s curriculum policy is based on the following aims, to:

  • Have students at its heart, putting their interests above those of the institution.
  • Have a curriculum that is fit for purpose, offering differentiation and personalisation.
  • Be a centre of excellence in learning and teaching.
  • Prepare all students for a successful adult and working life in a 21st century global society.
  • Give students the opportunity to have important new cultural experiences in the Cockshut Hill Cultural Capital Programme.
  • Be committed to excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Nurture the talents of all and celebrate success.
  • Work with Primary schools to ease transition.
  • Involve the community.
  • Involve parents/carers.
  • Be in a learning environment that is above all else, inspiring.

GCSE Options