Overview of Subjects

The tables below list the subjects which are taught in each key stage. Further information about each subject is available by following the links under the ‘Subject Information’ sidebar of our website menu system.

If you have any questions relating to the curriculum at Coombe Dean School please contact Mr Stuart Koehler-Lewis, Assistant Headteacher (Curriculum): slewis@coombedean.co.uk

Key Stage 3 Years 7 & 8 Age 11-13

Subjects Additional subjects
offered off-site
Maths, English, Science, ICT, History, Geography, Religious & Cultural Studies, Product Design, Art, French, German, Music, PE, Food, ICT / Computing.

Key Stage 4: Years: 9 & 10 Age: 13-15

Subjects
Maths, English, English Literature, Additional and Core Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, ICT, History, Geography, Religious & Cultural Studies (Core), Art, French, German, Music, PE, Business Studies, Art, 30+20,, Food Preparation and Nutrition, Product Design, Life Skills – Careers, Citizenship and Religious Politics.

Key Stage 4: Years: 11 Age: 15 – 16

Subjects Additional subjects
offered off-site
Maths, English, English Literature, Additional and Core Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry (for separate scientists), ICT, History, Geography, Religious & Cultural Studies, French, German, Music, PE, Business Studies, Art – 3D+2D, Food Preparation and Nutrition, Product Design, Life Skills – Careers, Citizenship and Core Religious Studies, Child Development. National Vocational Qualifications in Construction offered through partnership with City College Plymouth.

Key Stage 5: Years: 12 & 13 Age: 16-19

Subjects Additional subjects
offered off-site
Maths, Further Maths, English Literature, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, L3 ICT, History, Geography, Art, L3 Business Studies, Politics, Sociology, PE, Psychology, L3 Applied Science, Functional Skills (English and Maths), English & Maths GCSE retake. Vocational courses through Plym vocational arrangements leading to National Vocational Qualification in all employment sectors including: Engineering Catering, Care, Sport & Recreation, Retail, ICT, Childcare, Carpentry and many more…

Academic and Vocational Courses through Plymstock, Heles School and Plympton Academy, including: Theatre Studies, Media, Photography, Travel and Tourism, Religious Studies, Public Services, Spanish.