KS4 Curriculum

Years 10 and 11 follow a core curriculum of;

  • GCSE English/ Literature
  • GCSE Mathematics Methods/Numeracy
  • GCSE Science- Double Award and Principles of Applied Science
  • GCSE Information Technology
  • R.E. Short or full course
  • P.E
  • Welsh full course
  • PHSE

Students also choose to follow a range of subjects from the following GCSE and BTEC equivalent range:

  • GCSE Art and Design (Fine Art)
  • GCSE Biology
  • GCSE Chemistry
  • GCSE Computer Aided Design
  • GCSE Double Science
  • GCSE Drama
  • GCSE Business Studies
  • GCSE Health and Social Care
  • GCSE History
  • GCSE Food and Nutrition
  • GCSE Music
  • BTEC Music
  • GCSE Physical Education 
  • GCSE Physics
  • GCSE Product Design
  • GCSE Science
  • GCSE Sociology
  • IVET Sports 
  • Engineering Level 1/2
  • BCS Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills
  • LIBF Certificate in Financial Capability and Careers Development
  • Event Organiser

The school works with the Youth Service who deliver Workskills programmes

The following courses are offered to level 1 pupils via Merthyr college:

  • Motor Vehicle Maintenance
  • Construction
  • Hair and Beauty