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Subjects

Pupils select four subjects to study to AS Level in Year 12 and continue with at least three of these in Year 13 to A2 Level.  Each subject has 11 periods per cycle in each year group.

All students choose three subjects in an enrichment programme in both years of 4 periods per cycle.

AS Level Critical Thinking is offered as an option in the enrichment programme in Year 12.

All boys in Year 12 take AS Level General Studies modules in Year 12 and they may opt to continue this to A2 Level in Year 13.

There is an opportunity for students to enter for the AQABacc award by doing the Extended Project Qualification.  All pupils participate in Sports lessons and in Community Service work.

The subjects offered at AS and A2 Level are:

Art and Design Greek
Graphic Design History
Biology Latin
Business Studies Mathematics PMM
Chemistry Mathematics PMS
Classical Civilisation Further Mathematics
Computing Music
Design Technology: Product Design Physical Education
Economics Physics
Electronics Psychology
English Language Russian
English Literature Spanish
French Drama & Theatre Studies*
Geography  Religious Studies*
German

* indicates only possible if joint lessons with Girls' Division are available by the timetables

You can download an options booklet here which gives full details about each subject.

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