Sixth Form Curriculum

Curriculum

Key Stage 3 Curriculum Overview 2021/2022

The table below shows the number of hours per fortnight that pupils in Key Stage 3 study each subject.

Key Stage 4 Curriculum Overview 2021/2022

The table below shows the number of hours per fortnight that pupils in Key Stage 4 study each of the core subjects and their chosen GCSE or BTEC subjects.

Key stage 4 Option Subjects:

  • GCSE Art
  • GCSE Business Studies
  • GCSE Computer Science
  • GCSE Drama
  • GCSE Food preparation and Nutrition
  • GCSE French
  • GCSE Geography
  • GCSE History
  • GCSE Music
  • GCSE Physical Education
  • GCSE Product Design
  • GCSE Psychology
  • GCSE Religious Studies
  • GCSE Spanish
  • BTEC Enterprise
  • BTEC Engineering
  • OCR Creative iMedia
  • BTEC Travel and Tourism

Option subjects will only run if sufficient numbers of students choose them.

Key Stage 5 Curriculum Overview 2021/2022

Students in Key Stage 5 choose 3 subjects to study over 2 years. Each subject is taught for 5 hours per week. In addition, students may choose to study the Cambridge PreU qualification.

Key Stage 5 Option Subjects:

  • GCE Accounting
  • GCE Applied Science
  • GCE Biology
  • GCE Business Studies
  • GCE Chemistry
  • GCE Computing
  • GCE Economics
  • GCE English Language
  • GCE English Literature
  • GCE French
  • GCE Geography
  • GCE History
  • GCE Mathematics
  • GCE Media Studies
  • GCE Music
  • GCE Philosophy and Ethics
  • GCE Physics
  • GCE Product Design
  • GCE Psychology
  • GCE Sociology
  • GCE Spanish
  • BTEC Level 3 Art
  • BTEC Level 3 Business Studies
  • BTEC Level 3 ICT
  • BTEC Level 3 Performing Arts
  • BTEC Level 3 Sport
  • BTEC Level 3 Media
  • BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism
  • BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care

Subjects will only be available if they have sufficient student numbers for them to be viable.

For more information about our Plantsbrook Sixth Form please see our prospectus here.

If you would like further information about the curriculum at Plantsbrook then please contact enquiries@plantsbrookschool.co.uk