@ArgoedHS

Y10 GCSE Information

Our aims

  • All pupils to achieve highly and reach their potential
  • All pupils to develop academically, socially and emotionally
  • All pupils to become successful and independent learners
  • To offer all parents /carers high quality information about the progress of their child, at all times.

Our Expectations

All Students need to be-

  • Ready
  • Responsible
  • Respectful

And must have-

  • Excellent Attendance
  • Excellent Punctuality

Courses at Key Stage 4

Core subjects:

  • Mathematics (Maths and Numeracy), English Language and Literature, Science (Double Award or Single Sciences), Welsh, PE, Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Option Subjects
  • Other Level 2 Qualifications

New Qualifications

SubjectOld QualificationNew QualificationGCSE Equivalent
REWJEC Short course RE (worth ½ a GCSE)NCFE -Equality and Diversity (coursework based)1 or 2 B grades
Work related educationNoneAgored Cymru – Level 2 certificate in Work related educaion1 or 2 B grades
Level 2
courses
NoneLevel 2 courses in Customer service, fire safety, risk assessment and COSHH H, food hygiene.Pass 4 for a B grade equivalent