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Y10-11 music

A time to focus and work towards key examinations

GCSE stands for General Certificate of Secondary Education. It is a two year programme and students in the UK start GCSEs at age 14. GCSE exams are the compulsory school leavers’ examinations in the UK.

Education to GCSE level is required for students who want to study the IB Diploma or A Levels.

If you are aged 14 you will join Year 10 and you will study up to eleven subjects at GCSE level.

GCSE subjects for Year 10 & 11

The following subjects are available at Sidcot for the two year GCSE programme:

Core subjects

English Language
English Literature
Mathematics
The Sciences

GCSE options

Art
Business Studies
Computing
Design Technology: Product Design
Design Technology: Textiles
Design Technology: Food Preparation and Nutrition
Drama and Theatre Studies
Geography
History
Modern Languages (French, German, Spanish)
Music
Physical Education
Religious Studies: Philosophy & Applied Ethics
English (as a second language)
Digital Media

Independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3 - 18 in Somerset

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