Key Stage 4

The school offers a broad range of subjects at GCSE level, divided into a compulsory core and a range of optional subjects grouped into option blocks :

Compulsory Core:
All students will study English Language, English Literature, Mathematics and Religious Education

Optional Subjects:
Students may choose 6 more subjects; at least one choice must be taken from each of Groups 1 and 2

Group 1:
French, Irish, Spanish

Group 2:
Double Award Science (Counts as 2), Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Option List

Art
Biology
Business Studies
Chemistry
Drama
Economics
French
Further Mathematics
Geography
History
Home Economics
Digital Technology Programming/Multimedia
Irish
Music
Physical Education
Physics
Spanish
Technology and Design

All students will also have classes in P.E. and LLW/Careers.

Every effort will be made to provide the choice of subjects requested by students and the Careers Staff will be available to offer advice in this matter. However, it may not be possible to offer classes in any subject if only a small number of students select it. Similarly if subjects are oversubscribed, students may be asked to accept an alternative.