KS4 Curriculum

Please select a link to read an in-depth overview of our curriculum for the relevant term in each subject. Each booklet contains information about the curriculum being covered, including any texts or topics being studied, links to SMSC and our Christian Values as well as suggestions for how you can help your child at home. 

If you wish to know more about a particular subject or the curriculum as a whole please contact our Vice Principal, Emily Morey, on e.morey@charteracademy.org.uk 

 

Autumn Term Curriculum

Please click on the relevant link below to find out more about what students learn in the Autumn term.

Y10 Parent Information Booklet

Y11 Parent Information Booklet

Spring Term Curriculum

Please click on the relevant link below to find out more about what students learn in the Spring term.

Y10 Parent Information Booklet

Y11 Parent Information Booklet

Summer Term Curriculum

Please click on the relevant link below to find out more about what students learn in the Summer term.

Y10 Parent Information Booklet

Y11 Parent Information Booklet

Year 10 Exam Boards and Specifications 

Please note that all qualifications will be completed in the Summer Term 2020. 

Subject 

Level 

Board 

Specification 

GCSE Subjects 

Combined Science Trilogy 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Combined Science: Trilogy 

Biology 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Biology 

Chemistry 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Chemistry 

Physics 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Physics 

Media Studies 

GCSE 

OCR 

OCR GCSE (9-1) in Media Studies 

Spanish 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Spanish 

French 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) French 

Physical Education 

GCSE 

OCR 

OCR GCSE (9-1) Physical Education 

Geography 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

GCSE (9-1) Geography B 

Classical Civilisation 

GCSE 

OCR 

OCR GCSE (9-1) in Classical Civilisation 

Religious Studies 

GCSE 

WJEC 

WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies 

History 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History 

Art 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE Art and Design 

English Language 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Language 

English Literature 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Literature 

Mathematics 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1)  Mathematics 

Drama 

GCSE 

WJEC 

WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) in Drama 

Music 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Music 

Computer Science 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE (9-1) Computer Science 

Vocational and Equivalent Qualifications 

Business and Enterprise 

Technical Award 

NCFE 

NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Business and Enterprise 

Health and Fitness 

Technical Award 

NCFE 

NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Health and Fitness 

  

Year 11 Exam Boards and Specifications 

Please note that all qualifications will be completed in the Summer Term 2019. 

Subject 

Level 

Board 

Specification 

English Language 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Language 

English Literature 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Literature 

Mathematics 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1)  Mathematics 

Computer Science 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE (9-1) Computer Science 

Combined Science Trilogy 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Combined Science: Trilogy 

Biology 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Biology 

Chemistry 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Chemistry 

Physics 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Physics 

Media Studies 

GCSE 

OCR 

OCR GCSE (9-1) Media Studies 

Spanish 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Spanish 

Physical Education 

GCSE 

OCR 

OCR GCSE (9-1) Physical Education 

Geography 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

GCSE (9-1) Geography B 

Classical Civilisation 

GCSE 

OCR 

OCR Level 1/Level 2 GCSE in Classical Civilisation 

Religious Studies 

GCSE 

WJEC 

WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies 

History 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History 

Art 

GCSE 

AQA 

AQA GCSE Art and Design 

Drama 

GCSE 

WJEC 

WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) in Drama 

Music 

GCSE 

Edexcel 

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Music 

Vocational and Equivalent Qualifications 

Business and Enterprise 

Technical Award 

NCFE 

NCFE Level 1 and Level 2 Technical Awards in Business and Enterprise 

Health and Fitness 

Technical Award 

NCFE 

NCFE Level 2 Certificate (Technical Award) in Health and Fitness 

ICT 

L1 QCF 

TLM 

TLM Level 1 Certificate for IT User Skills in Open Systems and Enterprise