Year 10 Curriculum Options

Below you will find brief details of each of the options available at The JCB Academy. Please note that due to the demands of the curriculum on offer, only one option exists for learners.

The curriculum consists of ten, level 2 qualifications (eleven for the more able learners).

The full curriculum comprises:

Core Block

  • English Language (GCSE)
  • English Literature (GCSE)
  • Mathematics (GCSE)
  • Physical Education (non-examined)
  • Science – Combined (two GCSEs)
    • More able learners undertake the following instead of core and additional science:
      • Biology (GCSE)
      • Chemistry (GCSE)
      • Physics (GCSE)

Technical Block

  • Business (BTEC Level 2)
  • Engineering Design (OCR Level 2)
  • Engineering Manufacture (OCR Level 2)
  • Financial Education (LIBF Level 2)
  • Practical Skills (non-examined)

Options – learners will then choose one option from:

  • English (Functional Skills Level 2)
  • French (GCSE)
  • German (GCSE)
  • ICT – Creative iMedia (OCR Level 2)
  • Practical Skills (non-examined)
  • Product Design (GCSE)
  • Spanish (GCSE)
  • Sport (BTEC Level 2)

Select Your Options

Although we will attempt to ensure as many learners as possible undertake their first choice option, in the event of an option being very popular we will consider second choices. Therefore please carefully consider your second choice.

Please select your options by submitting the form below.