Key Stage 4
At Whickham School students start their Key Stage 4 studies (generally GCSE and BTEC programmes) from Year 9 going through an options process during Year 8.
All students follow a common core curriculum which prepares them for life beyond Whickham
School. This comprises the following qualifications:
– GCSE English Language
– GCSE English Literature
– GCSE Mathematics
– GCSE Combined Science or GCSEs in Biology, Chemistry and Physics
– IT, Religious Studies and Citizenship at least one of which is taken as a full qualification.