Leehurst Swan School


Independent Co-Educational Day School

Tel: 01722 333094

The GCSE Years

'Pupils' academic and other achievements is excellent' - ISI 2017

These years are the culmination of the educational skills developed over the years. They can be very enjoyable and rewarding, despite requiring hard work and determination. Pupils choose from a range of subjects in addition to the core subjects.

Core curriculum

All pupils study: Full course English, English Literature, Mathematics, Geography or History, one Modern Foreign Language (French, German, or Spanish) and separate GCSEs in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

In addition, all pupils continue to study two Short course GCSEs (half the content of GCSE Full Course) in Religious Studies and ICT.

All pupils also participate in Sport and PSHCE (Personal, Social Health, Citizenship Education) lessons every week and Careers are covered in dedicated periods throughout the year.

Choice Curriculum

All pupils are expected to choose a further Three subjects to study for full course GCSE, from a range of subjects including;

Art, Design Technology, Drama, a second Modern foreign language, Music, Photography, Physical Education, a second humanities subject, full course Religious Studies.

Young Enterprise business experience is also available in year 11.



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English English Language

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ICT (Short course)

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