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University of Chester Academies Trust

University Academy Warrington

Key Stage 4

Expectations are high for our Key Stage 4 students at the Academy. We believe every student can achieve and succeed, whatever their ability. Students are well supported and our outstanding pastoral system links very closely to the curriculum.

Our Key Stage 4 curriculum guide can be downloaded below.

Key Stage 4 Curriculum Guide

Key Stage 4

Subject Qualification
English Language & Literature GCSE
Mathematics GCSE
Science (Combined) GCSE
Physical Education (Core) GCSE


Pupils then choose either ONE or TWO subjects (depending on their level) from the following list:

Subject Qualification
History GCSE
Geography GCSE
French GCSE
Spanish GCSE


Pupils then choose ONE or TWO subjects (depending in their level) to make up the rest of their Key Stage 4 timetable.

Subject Qualification
Art GCSE
Computer Science GCSE
Dance GCSE
Drama GCSE
Food Preparation & Nutrition GCSE
Further Science GCSE
French GCSE
Geography GCSE
History GCSE
Music GCSE
Religious Studies GCSE
Design & Technology GCSE
Spanish GCSE


The learning of all pupils is complemented by a range of extra-curricular clubs, trips, visits and guest speakers that help enhance and develop the curriculum. This encourages the development of a wide range of valuable skills that mean our pupils are ready for life after Year 11.

Please refer to our Learning Programmes for curriculum content for each subject. 

More information can be obtained by contacting the school directly.