Key Stage 4

KS4 comprises students in Y9, Y10 and Y11

Students at Key Stage 4 follow a combination of the following nationally accredited courses;

  • AQA GCSE in English, Maths,  Art, Physics
  • EDEXCEL BTEC Applied Science  Award/Certificate/Diploma (Level 1 and Level 2  equivalent)
  • Cambridge National Award/ Cert. in ICT at Level 1 or Level 2 (GCSE equivalent)
  • Home Cooking Skills (Level 1/Level 2)
  • Trinity Arts Award (Bronze/Silver – Performing arts qualification)
  • Entry Level in Maths, Step Up Silver and Gold English, Science,  Functional Skills ICT,  Physical Education
  • The Project – an opportunity to study a topic of interest at Level 1 or Level 2 (GCSE equivalent)
  • BTEC Awards/Certificates in Vocational Studies (hospitality and Practical skills pathways)
  • BTEC Introduction to Hair and Beauty
  • BTEC Creative Media
  • BTEC Land Based Studies
  • ASDAN History Short Course
  • ASDAN Geography Short Course
  • Asdan International Studies Short Course
  • Asdan Certificate of Personal Effectiveness
  • Duke of Edinburgh Bronze/ Silver Award

Y9 at Fosse Way School is a pivotal period in a students education, where students are beginning to move from a more ‘directed’ and class based approach to learning to a more personalised curriculum offering a range of choices, focusing on independence and the transition to life after school.
Fosse Way School offers a choice of options at KS4, aimed at personalising the individual learning experience for each student. Both pathways cover all areas of The Foundation Learning Tier. Decisions regarding the final choice of pathway for each student are arrived at through consultations involving the student, parents and school staff.