Spear's School Index
The GCSE years are crucial to the build up to the Sixth Form and we make sure pupils are fully prepared and equipped.
The Senior School curriculum follows GCSE syllabi with examinations taken in Year 11. The academic subjects taught in the Year 9 curriculum are the same as those in the Prep School, although the Sciences are taught as separate subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics).
By the time pupils reach Year 10, they choose the subjects they wish to pursue for their GCSE examinations. The Senior School follows a mixture of different examination boards (AQA, CIE and Edexcel) and offers a variety of subject courses, including:
Optional Subjects – pupils choose four from