Pupils in Key Stage 4 (Forms 4 and 5) follow a common core curriculum and then choose from a range of subject options. Pupils take a minimum of eight and a maximum of ten subjects at GCSE. All pupils take GCSEs in English Language, Mathematics, and RE. Approximately 85% of pupils take English Literature and approximately 30% take Further Mathematics as options.
All pupils must take at least one science subject. In addition, pupils have four other GCSE choices.
Most pupils study at least one modern or classical language chosen from: French, German, Latin and Spanish.
Non-GCSE subjects taken by all pupils include P.E. & Games and Learning for Life & Work which includes the three strands: Personal Development, Citizenship and Employability.
Pupils in Form 5 have a dedicated Careers period and a dedicated Study Skills period.