GCSE Options

Polam Hall School offer GCSEs in a wide range of academic subjects. Students are prepared for examinations in five compulsory core subjects plus three additional subjects of their own choice.

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Core subjects

The five compulsory core subjects are:

  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Maths
  • French
  • At least two Sciences – either Science with Additional Science or Triple Science covering Biology, Chemistry and Physics as three separate GCSE subjects.

 

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Students opting for Science with Additional Science select a further three optional subjects and those taking Triple Science select a further two optional subjects from:

  • Art and Design
  • Business Studies
  • Design and Technology: Food Technology
  • Drama
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • ICT
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education

To find out more about our GCSE options system and the guidelines we provide, you can download our latest Options Book here:

GCSE OPTIONS BOOKLET 2015/16