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Reading Girls' School

Reading Girls' School

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

"77% of pupils report that they are aware of active learning activities during the lesson"

(Student survey October 2019)

Following key stage 3 pupils can elect their option subjects to study at key stage 4, we offer a broad range of both academic and vocational qualifications to all our students.

For more information on any of the courses, please contact the relevant member of staff or see the curriculum overviews and specifications in the relevant pages.

Subject

Exam Board

Staff contact

Art

BTEC

kdewitt@readinggirlsschool.net

Business Studies

NCFE/GCSE

ktiernan@readinggirlsschool.net

French

AQA

selliott@readinggirlsschool.net

Geography

AQA

nockerby@readinggirlsschool.net

Health and Fitness

NCFE

fconway@readinggirlsschool.net

History

AQA

aharrison@readinggirlsschool.net

Hospitality and Catering

WJEC

eparsons@readinggirlsschool.net

iMedia

OCR

ktiernan@readinggirlsschool.net

Performing Arts – Dance

BTEC

egabriel@readinggirlsschool.net

 

All pupils must study:

 

Subject

Exam Board

Staff contact

GCSE English Literature

AQA

jmarry@readinggirlsschool.net

GCSE English Language

AQA

jmarry@readinggirlsschool.net

GCSE Mathematics

Edexcel/OCR

adwyer@readinggirlsschool.net

GCSE Biology

AQA

ajackson@readinggirlsschool.net

GCSE Chemistry

AQA

ajackson@readinggirlsschool.net

GCSE Physics

AQA

ajackson@readinggirlsschool.net

 

All pupils must also study, but are not assessed in:

 

Subject

Staff contact

Pledge

selliott@readinggirlsschool.net

Reading

rreid@readinggirlsschool.net

Core PE

fconway@readinggirlsschool.net

Ethics: Philosophy and Religious Education

pwhelan@readinggirlsschool.net

 

Subject

Hours per fortnight

GCSE English

12

GCSE Maths

12

GCSE Science

12

GCSE Geography

6

GCSE History

6

GCSE French

6

NCFE Health and Fitness

6

NCFE Business

6

BTEC Art

6

BTEC Performing Arts - Dance

6

WJEC Hospitality and Catering

6

OCR National iMedia

6

Philosophy and RE

2

Pledge

2

Core PE

1

Reading

1