Subjects Introduction & Curriculum Enquiries

The subject pages in this menu give details of our courses at Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 & 9) and Key Stage 4 (Years 10 & 11). For Key Stage 5 courses, see the Courses page in our Sixth Form menu.

Key Stage 3

Pupils cover a broad and balanced curriculum based upon the National Curriculum.

The following subjects are studied:

  • Mathematics
  • English and Drama
  • Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • Humanities (Geography, History and REP [Religion, Ethics & Philosophy])
  • Modern Foreign Languages (French and German)
  • Art (Fine Art,Textiles)
  • Design Technology 
  • Music
  • Information Technology
  • PE and Games 
  • PSHE 

Key Stage 4

All pupils study the following GCSEs:

  • English Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science (BTEC, Trilogy and Biology, Chemistry and Physics)

Pupils also choose four options. The options currently available include:

  • Art & Design GCSE (Fine Art, Textile Design & Graphic Communication options)
  • Business BTEC First Award
  • Business Studies GCSE
  • Computing GCSE
  • Design & Technology GCSE
  • Drama GCSE
  • Geography GCSE
  • History GCSE
  • ICT OCR Cambridge Nationals
  • Modern Foreign Languages (French and/or German) GCSE
  • Music GCSE
  • Physical Education GCSE
  • Religious Studies: Philosophy and Ethics GCSE
  • WorkSkills BTEC


Curriculum Enquiries

To find out more about the curriculum followed by students at Bristol Cathedral Choir School, please email us at Please include the words 'Curriculum Enquiry' in the subject line of your email.