KS4 Ystalyfera Curriculum
The KS4 Curriculum at the Ystalyfera Campus is a balanced curriculum that includes elements of core statutory subjects and optional subjects.
Every pupil will follow 9 core statutory subjects. These subjects are. Welsh Language, Welsh Literature, English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Numeracy, Double science, and the Welsh BAC.
All pupils will also choose 3 optional subjects. One from each option column. This process starts early in January of Year 9. Every year we adapt our option columns to the needs are requirements of pupils within the cohort.
Optional subjects are either a Level 2 vocational or a GCSE qualification - Physical Education, Geography, Religious Studies, Art, Music, Drama, DT, French/German, History, Digital Technology, Computer Science, or a Level 2 BTEC / Vocational qualification such as Catering, Business or Public Services.
Here are the option columns for September 2021 - Summer 2023.
2021 - Options Evening Mini Website