KS4 Courses (Year 10 and Year 11)

Downlands offers the following courses – exam boards are given in brackets.

Art – At Key Stage 4 Art pupils follow the GCSE AQA Fine Art syllabus

Classical Civilisations (OCR)

English– GCSE  English Language and English Literature (AQA)

Design Technology 

  • GCSE Design and Technology: Product Design (AQA )
  • GCSE Design and Technology : Resistant Materials (AQA)
  • GCSE Home Economics : Child Development (OCR)
  • GCSE Food & Nutrition (Eduquas)
  • GCSE Hospitality & Catering (WJEC)
  • GCSE Textiles – (AQA)

GCSE Dance (AQA)

GCSE Drama (OCR)

GCSE French (AQA)

GCSE German (AQA)

GCSE Spanish (AQA)

GCSE Geography  (Eduquas / Syllabus B)

GCSE History (Edexcel)

GCSE Religious Studies ( AQA – Syllabus A)

GCSE Computer Science (OCR)

GCSE ICT (Edexcel)

GCSE Mathematics (Edexcel)

GCSE Music ( Edexcel)

GCSE Science ( AQA)

  • Combined Science – gives students 2 GCSEs
  • Triple Science – gives students 3 GCSEs

GCSE Physical Education  (AQA)
Cambridge National Award in Sports Studies (OCR)

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