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Year 11 - It's Your Year!

In Year 11, all students study a core curriculum of English Literature and Language, Maths, Science (double or triple) RE. They also study PSHE and PE which are not examined. They then have the choice of four options from Art, Asdan, Business, Computing, Dance, German, Drama, DT, Food, Fast Track Humanities, French, Geography, Health & Social Care, History, IT, Media, Maths Statistics, Music, Music Technology, PE GCSE and BTEC Sport, Photography, Support Studies, Spanish, Travel & Tourism and Textiles.


Most students take 10 GCSEs but a combination of subjects that is less demanding is available. Vocational courses and other ‘support’ options are available and full guidance on these is available.

Find out more about Year 11 here:

Question form for Parents/Carers

If you are a Parent/Carer of a Year 11 student at Cardinal Newman Catholic School, please use the below button to submit any questions you may have about your student and their studies. These questions will be monitored weekly and will either generate a direct response or be answered in our weekly 'Friday Comms' for frequently asked questions.

If you have any urgent queries, please contact Mr Simon Boden - Director of KS4 - through the button below.

Important Dates

The below dates refer to important events and exams that are taking place throughout the 2022-2023 academic year.

Real GCSE exam period

15th May - 23rd June

GCSE examinations window - please note Wednesday 28th June is a contingency date in case any exams can not be administered on a timetabled date.

Year 11 Prom at Pangdean Barn

Monday 26th June

Please click on the button below to find out more information about the event.

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