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Curriculum

What subjects do students study at KSCS and what is it they study in these subjects?
What are the extra curricular activities available?
What is the Learning Centre and how can it help your child?

You'll find the answers to these and a lot more by clicking the links and reading through this section.

Studying at Ken Stimpson

KS4 Qualifications

Below gives an overview of all Key Stage 4 qualifications offered at Ken Stimpson Community School.  Please click on the corresponding link for more details about the faculty area.

GCSE qualifications

Vocational qualifications at Key Stage 4 (Years 10-11)

Key Stage 4 Lessons

At Ken Stimpson Community School we breakdown our KS4 Curriculum Time to the following percentages:

Year 9 2020-21

Year 10 2020-21

Year 11 2020-21

Key Stage 4 Pathways

Information for our current Pathways process can be found by visiting our dedicated page here

Pathways

Pathways - Year 11 2020-21

Compulsory Subjects

  • English (2 GCSEs)
  • Maths (1 GCSE)
  • Science (2 GCSEs)
  • Physical Education/PSHE/Wellbeing/Careers

Block 1

  • GCSE Art & Design
  • GCSE Business
  • GCSE Computer Science
  • GCSE Geography
  • GCSE Food & Nutrition
  • GCSE Creative IT
  • BTEC Art
  • BTEC Business Enterprise
  • BTEC Construction
  • RSL Music

Block 2

  • GCSE Art & Design
  • GCSE Dance
  • GCSE French or Italian
  • GCSE Geography
  • GCSE History
  • GCSE Media Studies
  • GCSE Statistics
  • BTEC Art
  • BTEC Travel and Tourism

Block 3

  • GCSE Business Studies
  • GCSE Computer Science
  • GCSE French or Italian
  • GCSE History
  • GCSE Creative IT
  • BTEC Business Enterprise
  • BTEC Health & Social Care
  • RSL Acting (Drama)

Block 4

  • GCSE Art & Design
  • GCSE History
  • GCSE Phycial Education
  • GCSE Triple Science
  • GCSE Food & Nutrition
  • BTEC Construction
  • BTEC Health & Social Care
  • BTEC Sports Studies

Pathways - Year 10 2020-21

Compulsory Subjects

  • English (2 GCSEs)
  • Maths (1 GCSE)
  • Science (2 GCSEs)
  • PSHE/Wellbeing/Careers (1 lesson)
  • Core PE (2 lessons)

Block 1

  • Art
  • Business & Enterprise
  • Construction
  • Computer Science
  • Food Preparation & Nutrition
  • Geography
  • Performing Arts - Music

Block 2

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Geography
  • Italian
  • Media Studies
  • Statistics

Block 3

  • Business & Enterprise
  • Computer Science
  • Creative IT
  • History
  • Italian
  • Performing Arts - Drama

Block 4

  • Art
  • Construction
  • Food Preparation & Nutrition
  • Health & Social Care
  • History
  • Sports Studies

Pathways - Year 9 2020-21

Compulsory Subjects

  • English (2 GCSEs)
  • Maths (1 GCSE)
  • Science (2 GCSEs)
  • Leisure/ PSHE/ Well-being (1 Lesson)
  • Core PE (2 Lessons)

Block 1

  • Art
  • Business & Enterprise
  • Construction
  • Computer Science
  • Food Preparation & Nutrition
  • Geography
  • Performing Arts - Music

Block 2

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Geography
  • Italian
  • Media Studies
  • Statistics

Block 3

  • Business & Enterprise
  • Computer Science
  • Creative IT
  • History
  • Italian
  • Performing Arts - Drama

Block 4

  • Art
  • Construction
  • Food Preparation & Nutrition
  • Health & Social Care
  • History
  • Sports Studies

Key Contacts

Art and Design

Mrs Fowkes - Head of Faculty

Business Studies

Mrs S. Bates - Head of Faculty

Computing

Mr Satari - Head of Faculty

Design and Technology

Mr Satari - Head of Faculty

English

Mrs Willoughby - Head of Faculty

Geography

Miss Berry - Subject Leader

Health and Social Care

Ms Mayfield - Head of Faculty

History

Mrs Hackett - Subject Leader

Mathematics

Mr Hussain - Head of Faculty

Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs Ferguson - Head of Faculty
Miss Frith - Head of Faculty

Performing Arts

Mrs Purdy - Head of Faculty

Physical Education

Mr Bradley - Head of Faculty

Science

Mr Mantell - Head of Faculty

Ken Stimpson Community School
Staniland Way
Werrington
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