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Gladesmore Community School

Gladesmore Community School

KS4 Specifications

We know that parents / carers will be keen to support in any way possible.  To ensure that energy and money is not wasted on purchasing unsuitable resources, please find below details of the Key Stage 4 subjects offered to students.  

Our teaching staff have recommended paper and online resources to help with each subject.  Please check out the links in the subject pages. 

Subject

Exam Board

Topics Studied (if there is a choice)

Art & Design GCSE

AQA

N/A

Computer Science GCSE

OCR

N/A

Drama BTEC

EDEXCEL

Year 10 Spring Term Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts Booklet

Year 11 Autumn Term Component 2: Developing skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts Booklet

Year 11 Spring Term Component 3: Performing to a brief Booklet

English Language GCSE

AQA

Paper 1:
Fiction Extracts

Paper 2:
Non-Fiction Extracts (newspapers, articles, letters, speeches, dairy entries, blog entries)

English Literature GCSE

AQA

Paper 1:
The Merchant of Venice
Strange Case of Jekyll and Hyde

Paper 2:
An Inspector Calls
Poetry Anthology: Power and Conflict Cluster
Unseen Poetry 

Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE

OCR

N/A

French GCSE

AQA

N/A

Geography GCSE

AQA

Paper One: Living with the Physical Environment:

· The living world: Hot deserts
· Physical landscapes in the UK

o Coastal landscapes
o Glacial landscapes

Paper Two: Challenges in the Human Environment

· The challenge of resource management: Food

Health and Social Care BTEC

EDEXCEL

N/A

History GCSE

EDEXCEL

Thematic Study: Medicine Through Time

British Depth Study: Anglo-Saxon and Norman England c1060-88

Period Study: Superpower Relations and the Cold War 1941-91

Modern Depth Study: Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939

Mathematics GCSE

EDEXCEL

N/A

Media Studies GCSE

WJEC/Eduqas

Paper 1 – N/A

Paper 2 – Luther and The Sweeney, Katy Perry – Roar, Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk, Duran Duran – Rio and the websites and social media pages of Katy Perry and Bruno Mars

Music GCSE

OCR

 

N/A

Physical Education GCSE

AQA

N/A

Religious Studies GCSE

AQA

Christianity & Islam
Paper 2: Thematic Studies-
Theme A: Relationship and Families
Theme B: Religion and Life
Theme E: Crime and Punishment
Theme F: Human Rights and Social Justice.

Science: Triple (Physics, Chemistry and Biology GCSE)

AQA

N/A

Science GCSE: Combined (Trilogy)

AQA (Trilogy)

N/A

Spanish GCSE

AQA

N/A

Sport BTEC

EDEXCEL

N/A

Technology GCSE

EDEXCEL

N/A

Turkish GCSE

EDEXCEL

N/A

Statistics GCSE

AQA

N/A

Work Skills BTEC

EDEXCEL

Self-Assessment Unit
Managing Your Own Money
Running an Enterprise
Health & Safety
Learning from Work Experience
Career Progression
Interview Skills

Address

Gladesmore Community School
Crowland Road
Tottenham
London
N15 6EB

Phone

020 8800 0884

Email

admin@gladesmore.com