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Redborne Upper School

Redborne Upper School

& Community College

KS4 and KS5 Options Evening

Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 Curriculum Guide

Welcome to our curriculum guide for Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5; this website will provide you with information about the curriculum offer available to you next year. We are very proud of the broad and balanced curriculum that we offer, and you will see that these principles received the full backing of the Ofsted team in our recent inspection, contributing to the ‘outstanding’ rating for leadership and management. In this guide, we offer you guidance on how best to make a choice so that you make the right decisions in selecting your preferred courses. We then provide specific details of the courses offered.

This page contains short presentations from our subject leads about each of the broad range of options open to you at Redborne as you consider the next steps in your educational journey.

If you wish to know more about a particular subject that we offer, please see visit the faculty close up page for the subject using the links below where you will find the individual video presentation.



Please note that the Key Stage 4 options form will be made available to you digitally via a Google Form sent to the student and, additionally, you will be notified by email when this happens.  If you wish to know which options are available in which blocks, please see the Key Stage 4 blocking form below:

Block A Block B Block C Block D
Ebacc courses
Computer Science French Computer Science Geography
French Geography German German
Geography History History History
History Triple Science Spanish Latin
Triple Science   Triple Science Spanish
      Triple Science
Non-Ebacc GCSE Courses
Business Studies Art * Business Studies Art *
Design & Technology Business Studies Design & Technology Business Studies
Food # Dance Drama Design & Technology
Graphics * Design & Technology Film Drama
PE + Food # PE + Music
Philosophy & ethics PE + Philosophy & ethics  
  Philosophy & ethics    
GCSE-equivalent courses
Agriculture (NPTC) Agriculture (NPTC) Agriculture (NPTC) Double Agriculture (NPTC) !
Music (NCFE) Child Development (CNAT) Catering (WJEC) # Catering (WJEC) #
Sport (CNAT) +   Child Development (CNAT) Child Development (CNAT)
      Creative iMedia (CNAT)
      Fashion (BTEC) *

* Students can only take one of Art, Graphics or Fashion
+ Students can pick either PE or Sport (CNAT), but cannot take both
! Students selecting Double Agriculture also need to select Agriculture in another block
# Student can pick either Food or Catering, but cannot take both

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