Key Stage 4

At Priory, students are encouraged to identify their own individual learning style and so create the best possible opportunity for successful learning.  Appropriate levels of support are provided through:


  • Key Stage 4 mentoring programme
  • Learning guidance and target setting
  • Positive staff/student relationships
  • Pre-exam subject blast sessions
  • Revision classes
  • Targeted academic intervention in class
  • Teaching on revision strategies



Our Key Stage 4 curriculum is designed to meet the needs and aspirations of all learners, providing academic and applied learning pathways.

Students study a core curriculum plus four option subjects, which they choose from a wide range.  A full list of courses offered is shown on the next page.

Students study a core curriculum plus four option subjects.



Core Curriculum Subjects

  • English
  • Learning for Life and Work (careers, employability and personal development)
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education
  • Science

Option Subjects include:

  • Double Award Science
  • Art and Design
  • Business Communication
  • Business Studies
  • Digital Technology
  • Drama
  • French
  • Health and Social Care
  • History
  • Hospitality
  • Home Economics
  • ICT
  • Journalism
  • Music
  • Occupational Studies**
  • Physical Education
  • Technology
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Award in Information and Creative Technology


Subjects offered

**   at South Eastern Regional College

Key Stage 4